How to Make Money: Fiction Writing

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I’m not going to tell you or anyone else how to write fiction. As a some-time erotic writer, I know we all have our own methods and styles. A lot of people can write, but not a lot of people can make money at it. In our ongoing series on how to make money, let’s…

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How to Calculate Your Rates Part 2

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In part one, we talked about some of the higher level issues to consider when you calculate your rates. If you haven’t read that one yet, click here and get yourself up to speed. That information will be useful for the second part. That being said, if you’re really impatient to have a firm number,…

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How to Calculate Your Rates Part 1

how to calculate your rates part one

I started writing this piece and realized I had 1500 words written with more to say. While I’m probably gaining a reputation around here for being a bit…wordy (pardon the bad pun), I don’t want to overwhelm you either. Calculating your rates is a big job. It’s not set in stone, and you can (and…

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How to Make Money: Social Media Influencer

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To be honest, being paid as a social media influencer isn’t something I seek out. I’ve done it once, and only because it fell into my lap. I developed a good working relationship with a sex toy company who recommended me to an ecommerce company who was promoting a sex toy I’d reviewed. Confused yet?…

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What To Do When You Have Too Many Ideas: Make a List

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It might not happen all the time. Hell, it might be a rare thing, but when it happens, it can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. What is “it?” That moment when you realize you have too many ideas. You want to write All The Things, and you can because you have All The Ideas! Of…

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Why Financial Disclosure Matters on Your Website

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Recently I received an email from a company I’d worked with in the past asking me to do another review for them. Because it was for a free service and not a product, I asked for compensation for my time while promising it would be an honest review. It’s unusual for me to ask for…

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How to Make Money Writing: Ghostwriting

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In our ongoing series on ways to actually make money as a writer, one that doesn’t get a lot of attention but can lead to plenty of business is ghostwriting. When you’re used to always putting your name on your work, it can feel a little odd. But once you become known as someone who…

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Do Sex Blogger Lists Really Matter?

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‘Tis the season – the sex blogging award season. Kinkly announced voting has opened for their annual Top Sex Blogging Superheroes list this week. At the same time, my good friend (and all around lovely human being) Molly Moore announced nominations are open for the Top 100 Sex Bloggers list. Both offer special prizes for the…

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Book Review: Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

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If you’re going to write about sex, sexuality, gender, relationships, and/or the issues associated with any of it, I believe it’s necessary to learn as much as you can. One way I love to educate myself is through reading. Every so often, I’ll share a book I’ve read and why you might want to read…

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How to Make Money: Pitching Publications

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While publishing books, sponsored posts, and affiliate sales are popular ways for many sex writers and bloggers to make money, one of the most sought after options is to pitching another publication. For many of us (myself included), this marks the moment we become a “real” writer. In case you wondered, if you write anything…

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