Being a writer is relatively cheap. At least the actual writing part is. All you need is a computer, time, and an idea. But if you want to take your writing career to the next level you start to see the money stack up; Writing Conferences, Websites, Copyedits.
And if you are a self-publishing author the money stacks up even more: Book covers, book formatting, marketing, proofreaders, more copy edits.
I was surprised by how much some of these things added up if I wanted to be considered a professional writer. Indulging is good, but you need to make sure your money is being spent on the right thing. Budgeting is key, but so is knowing exactly what to splurge on and where you can cut some costs.
Here are some of the tips and tricks I’ve discovered that will help you make the most of your Writing Career without breaking the bank. Because…