There’s some astonishing information on authors’ earnings in this report compiled by Hugh Howey.
I always believed the other reports were way off beam, and this one proves it.
If you’re thinking of a traditional publishing deal, maybe you should just cast your eyes down the comparative earnings of traditional v indie authors and you might change your mind.
Here’s the link: http://authorearnings.com/the-report/
I wrote an article about my experiences both before and after I took up the indie author lifestyle for thestoryreadingapesblog. I enjoyed writing it and I’ve had some lovely, appreciative comments for my honesty (Rafferty’s family wouldn’t be impressed!). If you’re contemplating the indie life yourself, you could do worse than take a look. Here’s the link:
Today, I guest-posted on Joe Konrath’s blog about the how and the why of my leaving traditional publishing for the wild west world of the indie! Read all about it.
A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing.
Wow! Love the PG’s maths! I’m one wealthy woman. And no, that doesn’t mean you can touch me for a few quid… 🙂
What’s Your Novel Worth? NPV and Cash Flow.