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How Much Money Does a Writer Make? [2017]

Howdy, writers! First, my annual disclaimer: If you think it’s impolite to talk about finances, skip this article! So, one question aspiring writers often ask is, “Can I make a living at this?” It’s not a matter of greed, but … Continue reading

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How Much Money Does a Writer Make? [2016]

Hello, writers! I’ll start with my annual disclaimer. If you think it’s impolite to talk about finances, skip this article! Now that that’s out of the way…One question I hear often from aspiring writers is, “Can I make a living … Continue reading

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How Much Money Does a Writer Make? [2015 edition]

I am a working writer, and my emphasis is always on the writing. Still, I do various things to earn income, and here, I’ll break down my 2015 income, including writing, teaching, speaking, etc. Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Writing Success?

Making a living as a writer is a tough gig—as reported in this Publishers Weekly article about a recent Authors Guild survey, “the majority of authors would be living below the Federal Poverty Level if they relied solely on income … Continue reading

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