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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

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

What Goes Into Self-Publishing?

What Goes Into Self-Publishing?

Write the book Edit the book Then what? I thought the hard part would be writing the book. Don’t get me wrong, it was hard and time-consuming. But figuring out the next part was definitely harder than anticipated. It took a lot of research – I read countless blogs (especially digging into Hugh Howey’s posts and … Continue reading