Making a living from your writing can be one of the most challenging aspects of being a career author. Whether you’re a new author of if you make six figures a year, a sustainable income is difficult, and yet, there has never been a better time to be an independent creator.

Thanks to the good people at Written Word Media, we have some data that can shed some light on the most likely actions you need to take if you want to make a living as a writer. Whether it has to do with time management or advertising strategies, join Zach and J. in a conversation about Written Word Media’s report and determine how you can take incremental steps closer to becoming a career author.

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How authors can be categorized when it comes to earnings
  • Why you need to write a lot of books
  • Why you need professional editing and professional covers
  • How much time the highest earners are spending on the act of writing
  • Which promotional sites are the most effective marketing channel
  • How to price your books
  • Where to distribute your books

Also, discover how what you put in your stomach directly affects your brain.

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Leave us a comment: Do you make a living from your writing? If so, how? If not, how do you plan on doing it?

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