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Handling Income, Expenses and Records
Back Up Your Writing - and the Rest of Your Life! - Moira Allen
Handling Writing Income and Expenses - Moira Allen
Keeping Records - Moira Allen

Keeping Your Business on Track
Building a Writer's Business Plan - Moira Allen
Creating a Writer's Resume - Moira Allen
Eight Things that Can Go Wrong for a Freelance Writer (And What to Do About Them) - Patricia Fry
Five Letters Every Writer Will Need - Rose Ross Zediker
Planning Your Writing Career - Dawn Copeman
Tickler Files Increase Your Success - Robert Moskowitz

Expanding Your Business - And Your Income
Boost Your Bottom Line - Mridu Khullar
Build Your Writing Business Through Testimonials - Jennifer Brown Banks
Five Steps to Developing Your Writing Brand - Sonya Carmichael Jones
How to Master (and Survive) a Career as a Solo Writer! - Jennifer Brown Banks
International Grant Resources - C. Hope Clark
The Key to Success: Write More! - Lee Tobin McClain
Mastering the Midlist: How to Thrive as a Non-Bestselling Author - Sean McLachlan
Movin' On Up: Graduating to Better Paying Markets - Audrey Faye Henderson
One Dozen Unique Ways to Make More Money - Patricia Fry
Recession-Proof Your Writing Business - Patricia Fry
Ten Tips to Reaching Financial Success as a Freelance Writer - Bev Bachel and Jennifer Lawler
They'll Pay Me to Write my Novel? Six Steps to Help You Win a Fiction Grant - Elizabeth Creith
Wish You Merry... Happy Holidays in Not-So-Happy Times - Moira Allen
Writing in a Recession - Dawn Copeman

Selling Reprints
The 20% Solution: How Much Do You Need to Change an Article to Make it Original? - Moira Allen
Can I Sell a Previously Published Article? - Moira Allen
Making the Most of Your Inventory (Selling Reprints) - Dana Cassell
One Article, Many Checks: Selling Reprints - Kelly James-Enger
Selling Reprints - Moira Allen

Using a Pseudonym
Everything You Wanted to Know About Pseudonyms - and Weren't Afraid to Ask! - Moira Allen
Pseudonyms: 10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Pen Name - Adrienne DeWolfe
Should You Use a Pseudonym? - Moira Allen
Using Pseudonyms - Dawn Copeman (survey)

Collaboration and Coauthorship
Double Vision: The Secret to Forming a Successful Co-authorship - Vickie Britton and Loretta Jackson
Questions to Ask Before Collaborating - Moira Allen
Writing in Pairs - Victoria Grossack

Vacations, Residencies and Retreats
Grants, Fellowships, & Residencies - Megan Potter
Retreat! How to Get Away to Write - C. Hope Clark
Taking Time Off: Planning a Vacation - Denene Brox

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