How Do Authors Get Paid?

In the traditional publishing model authors can get paid in two ways, either a flat fee (a onetime lump sum) or on a percentage, or royalty, of each book sold. Then there is the increasing popularity of self-publishing. Here we’ll outline the differences.

When working with a publisher each contract will vary but there are common practices in the industry. Typically royalties for hardcover books are about 10% while 6%-8% can be expected for paperback. A new trend emerging is for publishers to pay authors based on net rather than the retail price of the book. A

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How to Write?

Many, many people dream about writing a book. The last statistic that we saw was 82% of people dream about publishing some kind of work. Our sponsor www.Free-eBooks.net has helped that dream become a reality for thousands of authors.

It’s easier than you think to turn this dream into a reality if you know where to start. The first thing we suggest is to get organized. By organizing your thoughts the process seems less daunting and can allow ideas to flow into a structured outline you can write from.

If you are writing for the first time beginning

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Ever Been Up Late Writing?

When you’re focused on your passion or mission time seems to stop. Before you know it you look up and find it’s dark out and way later than you thought!

Make the most of your efforts by getting free advertising and spread the word about your thoughts, your fictional works, and your message by using resources like Ezine Articles. Here is their recently published Top Ten List for making the most of those Late Nights spent writing and using free resources like theirs ….

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