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Supplementing Your Income: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt

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It’s difficult to earn a living solely from royalties. The market is crowded and highly competitive. Advances are down, or even non-existent. Royalties remain relatively low, especially for traditionally-published ebooks. Even if you manage to earn a steady living from your sales, it’s always wise to branch out and create additional revenue streams.

Luckily, being a writer can open up all kinds of opportunities to do just that. From writing freelance articles to offering editing services or making paid appearances, there’s a wealth of options available.

I’ve gathered up some lists of ways you can earn extra income while you write away:

1: 8 Smart Ways to Supplement Your Fiction-Writing Income – The Write Life presents some of the most reliable sources of additional income a writer can seek out. While there are always challenges in entering a new industry or starting another career, it’s good to be aware of the most readily-available options.

2: 5 Things You Can Do – Your choice of income doesn’t have to be directly related to writing and publishing. Here are some unique ideas that will still allow you freedom to write.

3: 10 Ways to Make Money Aside from Writing Books – For those of you who want to be a full-time author and keep your extra income closely tied to your brand, consider these options. They all offer the bonus earnings you want, but are still related to writing and your platform.

4: 40 Ways to Make Money as a Writer – Finally, If you really want to consider as broad a range of options as possible, here are dozens of ideas for choose from.

Remember, so long as you’re happy in your life and your work, it doesn’t really matter where you make your money. So find the path that suit you, and keep writing. Good luck!

(c) Paul Anthony Shortt


Paul Anthony Shortt believes in magic and monsters; in ghosts and fairies, the creatures that lurk under the bed and inside the closet. The things that live in the dark, and the heroes who stand against them. Above all, he believes that stories have the power to change the world, and the most important stories are the ones which show that monsters can be beaten. Paul's work includes the Memory Wars Trilogy and the Lady Raven Series. His short fiction has appeared in the Amazon #1 bestselling anthology, Sojourn Volume 2. Website: http://www.paulanthonyshortt.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pashortt Twitter: @PAShortt.
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