Tools I Wrote

Download Your Author Central Ranks



Quickbooks Self-employed (accounting)


National Association of Enrolled Agents (find a tax preparer) or National Association of Tax Professionals

ItsDeductible (If you itemize personal deductions and make charitable contributions.)

Simple (bank account)

Estimated Taxes

IRS Direct Pay (pay estimated taxes)

Neil Gaimon on Wills and Literary Trusts

Closing the Deal (contracts and agents)

A real book contract (Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s blog and Seth Grahame-Smith’s contract)

GoDaddy (domain registration) (hosting)

Zoho (email)

Copyright Office

Scrivener (writing software)

Vellum (ebook formatter – Mac only)

Macincloud (virtual Macs)



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