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A Happy Ending for Your Taxes
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in , .

It may not be the most exciting aspect to publishing that novel you’ve been writing all these years, but you’ll save yourself a big headache if you get your taxes...

Publishing in Audio Via ACX

Publishing audio books has become much easier with Amazon’s ACX (Amazon Creative Exchange) platform, and as Pandora White, audio publisher at Orion told The Bookseller last year, “Audio is the fastest-growing...

The AI Sheet: The Essential Tool for Marketing Your Book
Posted by Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin in , .

I work with lots of authors who self publish as well as authors who are published with small presses or publishers abroad unfamiliar with the Irish system – in every...

Getting the Accounts Right With HW Fisher & Company
Posted by Barry Kernon in .

HW Fisher & Company is a commercially astute accountancy company with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small, medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates and high-net worth individuals. Their clients come...

Journeying into the Amazon by Colin Weldon
Posted by Colin Weldon in , .

OK let’s talk numbers. When I was asked to write a piece for Writing.ie I thought it would be good to disclose exactly how my first self published novel The...

Funding for retirement: Pensions for self-employed writers by Roy Hunt
Posted by Roy Hunt in .

Since 2012, Buenos Aires has offered its impoverished writers a pension. To qualify you must have five books published and be an Argentinean national. Alberto Laiseca, 71, a writer of...

Tax: Writers’ Business Block! by Frances Brennan
Posted by Frances Brennan in .

We all know that dealing with your tax affairs is a headache at the best of times. Three recurring questions I continually get asked are: Do I qualify for the...

Tips for Claiming Back US Tax
Posted by Daniel Kaye in , .

Over the last few years I’ve been fortunate enough to have my short stories published in various anthologies in both Ireland and the US, including my own collection, The Eleventh...

Alana Kirk on Freelancing: Fraught or Fantastic?
Posted by Alana Kirk in , .

The life of a freelancer is like a blank page waiting to be written: as open as your imagination and full of possibilities, or a lonely wilderness that sucks your...

9 Steps to Increase Your Writing Income in 2014 with Susan Hayes
Posted by Susan Hayes in , .

Too many writers would never in a million years call their craft a business, but still they hope to make a living at it, or at least some income. The...