Posted in July 2017

Saving Money, Spending Money

Saving Money, Spending Money

Now that the paperwork is in place for both a publishing company and an EIN with the IRS, the next step is to open a bank account. Keeping a separate business account will make everything easier for taxes and maintaining your business records. For me, it was as easy as filling out an application with my … Continue reading

DIY Scarlet Witch, version 1

DIY Scarlet Witch, version 1

“I can’t control their fear, only my own.” I don’t have many “making of” pics for this costume because it required little updating other than buying the clothes: Black boots (I used ones I already owned) Black knee-high socks/stockings (I got thicker knit ones, similar to these) Black dress (I got an older version similar … Continue reading

Death and Taxes (in Self-Publishing)

Death and Taxes (in Self-Publishing)

With a self-publishing roadmap in hand and company paperwork in order, it’s time to move on to everyone’s favorite topic: taxes. This blog post from Helen Sedwick outlines why it’s so import to file for an EIN with the IRS, instead of relying solely on your Social Security Number. It’s quick and easy to fill … Continue reading

Creating a Publishing Company

Creating a Publishing Company

Early in self-publishing journey, after doing a lot of research (you can find some links in my previous post), I decided to create my own publishing company. This allows me to have more control in the long-term and offers more legitimacy for being a self-publishing author. I decided on a name first – Emerald Rose … Continue reading

DIY Daenerys Targaryen Costume

DIY Daenerys Targaryen Costume

**Not screen accurate** “I am Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen. Daenerys Targaryen: The First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Khalisee of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons.” Again, to restate, it’s not a screen accurate rendition of Daenerys, but … Continue reading