Today’s must-read essay comes from The New York Times, and it’s called “I Have Post-Brokeness Stress Disorder.”
In May I received $4,421.57 in freelance income and $151.22 in book royalties, or $4,578.79 total.
In April I received $7,772.34 in freelance income and $25.19 in book royalties, or $7,797.53 total.
And what if that doesn’t necessarily lead to a better financial outcome?
In March I received $2,794.73 in freelance income and $24.95 in book royalties, or $2,819.68 total.
In February I received $7,050 in freelance income and $35.27 in book royalties, or $7,085.27 total.
We all need to be saving a lot of money. Like, an unfathomable amount.
In January, I received $5,483.51 in freelance earnings and $29.89 in book royalties, or $5,513.40 total.
I was sitting in my cubicle the day A Story of a Fuck Off Fund, written as part of an exchange with another writing friend who was also in a slump, got published.
Time to check this data against previous financial surveys to see if it matches up.