Storyville: What's the Best Money You've Spent on Your Writing Career?

Column by Richard Thomas November 29, 2021
What is the best way to spend money on your writing career? Here are a few answers from actual writers.

How to Get Paid as a Freelancer

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 10, 2020
You did the work. Now it's time to get paid. Here's how you make sure that happens.

Blogging is Worth the Effort, Even Without the Pay

Column by Karis Rogerson
Sure it sucks to write and not get real cash money for your efforts, but some things are worth more than that (sometimes).

Writing Showed Me How To Pay Off Student Loans

Column by Peter Derk June 5, 2017
Need to pay off a student loan? Of course you do. Here's how to write your way out of debt.

7 Books on Finance to Start Your Year Off Right

Column by Stephanie Bonjack January 4, 2017
I start every year with a few books on finance. Follow this practice, make even one suggested change, and your future self will be richer and happier.
James Patterson Is The World's Third-Richest Celebrity

James Patterson Is The World's Third-Richest Celebrity

News by Peter Derk July 13, 2016
James Patterson is richer than you. Unless you're Taylor Swift or a member of One Direction.

6 Ways To Spring Clean Your Writing

Column by Leah Dearborn
We're on the threshold of spring, and it's time for some cleaning.

Are You Gonna Write for Money or Art?

Column by Cath Murphy January 7, 2013
Fifty Shades author E L James is PW's publishing person of the year. Hilary Mantel wins the Booker for the second time. They made their choices between commercial and literary fiction. What about you?