Tag Archives: cold hard numbers

Doing the Books

It’s official. The very first thing I will do if Candlemark & Gleam ever turns a profit is to hire a bookkeeper. I hate doing the books. I really, really do. I hate tracking sales and inventory, I hate logging expenses, I hate figuring out how to generate clear, concise, comprehensible royalty reports that include information on […]

A December special!

Regardless of what you celebrate – Hanukkah, Christmas, Diwali, Kwanzaa, Eid ul-Fitr, Giftmas, Festivus, or anything else that makes you happy – December tends to be a time for joy, light, and scrambling about buying things for people. In honour of that, Candlemark & Gleam has decided to offer a December special! For the month […]

Behind the Curtain, Part 4: The Contract

In the Behind the Curtain series, we’ve discussed writing your manuscript, pitching it, and getting accepted. What happens next? This is the part where things start getting really mysterious. Even writers who’ve honed their craft for years often have absolutely no idea what happens on the business end of things, or what happens behind the […]