the busness of writing – 3by3 writing method

We take side trips on the 3by3 writing method. There are a few suggestions about money.
It is strongly suggested that a spread sheet is kept for writing expenses. Research, conferences, travel including driving miles, paper, technical editing, can be often written off against writing income.
This is not tax advice, please consult a your own tax expert.
Some writers separate their writing income from their “day job” income as a separate business and then deduct their writing costs from their writing income.
If you are lucky enough to land a paying job and have an agent, and the payment is close to the end of the year sometimes you can ask to be paid in two checks, one at the end of the year, one at the beginning, that way the income is spread over two years.
Just as organizing a story is important to a writer, organizing writing income and expenses is equally important.


About 3by3 writing method

The author of 12 books, half of them textbooks, two novels and three self help. has struggled with his challenges of completion, distractions, plotting and writers block. Finally after getting stopped I stopped and analyzed what was going on and spent a lot of introspection, research and reading trying to locate the source of these issues. The result of was the 3by3 writing method - a three step program to start and then continue the process of completing a story all the way to publication.
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