Category: Income Report

Starting in July 2018, I share a monthly income and expense report to show what one smutlancer makes as a full-time writer and blogger.

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Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: January 2020

While my focus on 2020 is meant to be on my own projects, my clients seem to have had other plans. While you won’t see this in the January income, I’ve taken on multiple new projects offered by clients…because I like money and financial security. Plus John Brownstone and I are buying a new house in 2020.

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Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: October 2019

October went by in a total blur. My focus was on health issues more than anything else, and I’m glad that I have some level of dependable income as a smutlancer. As long as I get my contracted worked done, I know approximately how much I’ll get paid. There were a few pleasant surprises — like a higher than normal affiliate payout — but it was a typical month.

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Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: August 2019

In terms of income, August is a good month — right in the average for what I’ve been earning in the past 12 months. But I’ve also had to face realities in my personal spending. Earning more money doesn’t mean you know how to spend it wisely or make sound financial decisions.

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Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: July 2019

The summer has been a time of unplanned rest (but much needed) and navigating new financial realities in my personal life (like insurance premiums that doubled and rent that’s 50% higher than a mortgage). Business has picked up in the last few weeks — from existing and new clients — so I’ll be curious to see what happens in the fall. For now, here’s what July’s income looked like.