7 Ways to Earn Semi-Passive Income From Your Writing in 2022

Number three is my favorite

August Birch
The Book Mechanic

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As a writer you’ve got this golden gift. You are one of the few vocations with the power of alchemy — turning nothing into something. Electrical signals to gold.

However, too many writers trade their time for money.

They take the fast-cash route, because freelance gigs pay you today, versus writing a book, or building a course, which you make today and maybe it will sell down the road.

But we don’t have infinite time.

When you build semi-passive assets (nothing is truly passive but investment income), you make them once and they pay you while you sleep, to customers all over the world.

I operate an international publishing company in 107+ countries, doing the bulk of the daily work from my pocket, without any employees. But I wouldn’t be able to sustain that if I traded time for money.

Instead, I learned to get patient. To play the long game. To build a lot of things now that will pay me forever, tomorrow. You can do this too.

Here are 7 sources of semi-passive income for writers:

  1. The 21 day challenge — quarterly, launch a challenge and charge to join. Create…

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August Birch
The Book Mechanic

Blue-Collar Marketing Mentor for Writers and Creators | Get a copy of my free email strategy book, the Big 100 here: https://augustbirch.com/big100