Business Basics for Authors

Self-Help and Personal Development

By Hank Quense

Publisher : Strange Worlds Publishing

ABOUT Hank Quense

hank quense
Award-winning author Hank Quense lives in Bergenfield, NJ with his wife Pat.  They have two daughters and five grandchildren.  He writes humorous fantasy and scifi stories.  On occasion, he also writes an article on fiction writing or book marketing but says that writing nonfiction is l More...



If you’ve published a book, you now own a business.  This book contain insights and advice on how to run that business.

Authors need to know the basics of operating a business and they can find them here. This book explains business planning, tracking revenue and expense, profit/loss calculations, break-even analysis and more. It offers a no-nonsense explanation of business basics, told without the usual techno-babble.  Other topics covered include getting paid, revenue splits, tax issues, branding and includes a Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis of an author's business.