I’m an independent writer. I’m an author. I am published in a variety of different places: magazines, graphic novel, newspapers, blogs, and one book. I am in this for the long haul. I don’t write to do it as a part-time endeavor. The goal here is to write as a career. If you’re a writer with that same goal, then this is for you. It’s not long but it’s powerful. It’s nine basics on how to make a living as a writer.