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The truth is, selling your short stories to publishers is not the way to make a comfortable living from something you enjoy doing. The reason isnít hard to understand. Publishers pay a once-off payment for your stories, if they are accepted. And that once-off payment, in most cases, isnít anything to get excited about.
But most writers settle for this because they tell themselves, well, at least my story is published.
You can have your cake and eat it too. You can become published and you can make a comfortable income too.
Other writers have done it. I have done it. And you can do it too.
What has brought this change of events? You might have guessed the Internet. The Web far surpasses all those other options open to us. With the InternetÖ
* Itís in your capacity to start your own business, it doesnít matter what your circumstance are.
* You can keep building on that business to increase your income
* You can run your business on autopilot. Have you heard the stories where Internet business owners make money while they sleep? They arenít kidding.
* You can keep generating sales from your short stories. Donít only sell them once to a publisher. Keep selling the same stories over and over again.
Becoming frustrated with submitting to publishers I thought Iíd try to sell my stories myself and Ďsee what happens.í I saw what happened alright. I saw Iíd been wasting my time all those years settling for less. Iím thankful to that writer who opened my eyes to the power of the internet.
Iíve made more from this book of short stories than I sell at http://www.storieswithatwist.com than Iíve seen all those years waiting for publishers to sell my stories.
Iíve learnt something from this experiment.
If you want things to happen Ė you have to make them happen.
The transition between unpublished and published lies in your thinking.
Do you want to keep submitting to publishers to see what happens?
Do you want to sell your stories yourself and see what happens?
Georgina Stath is a creative writer who took matters into her own hands. She runs her own business. She writes what she wants. She keeps all the profits. You can do it too. Just change your mind. Join the ĎEntrepreneur Creative Writerís Course To Success.í Itís free and highly informative. Send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.beyond-short-story-writing.com