5 Reasons Why Writers Don’t Make Much Money

REBLOGGED! Author Jimmy Norman wrote this post with his wicked sense of humor and truth that if my bladder wasn’t empty, I would have most likely p!ssed my pants (uh is p!ssed even a bad word?!) He’s the author of “Crap is Not a Bad Word and Other Topics Polite People Don’t Discuss”. I look forward to his posts and to purchasing a copy of his book(s) this year. 🙂 We Indie authors need to support one another in any way, shape, or form.

Dysfunctional Literacy

This independent author just looked at his monthly writing income. (image via Wikimedia) The independent author just looked at his monthly writing income. (image via Wikimedia)

It’s not whining for a writer to say that most writers don’t make much money.  It’s simply the truth.  The last time I wrote about writers not making money (this was a couple years ago), some commenters accused me of being a whiner.  I didn’t mean to come across that way (if I even did).  I was just preparing myself and other and prospective authors for what lies ahead if they decide to try to make money from writing.

I don’t make much money from my writing right now.  If you look only at what I made from my writing, the last few years have been financial disasters.  I write my blog for free, and my ebooks are doing okay for somebody in my situation (a blogger who can’t tell anybody in his personal life that he’s…

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