Posts Categorized: Publishers

What Do Writers Really Earn?

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In 2008 the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (UK) commissioned a survey to examine author’s earnings. Here’s what they found: The average (mean) annual earnings of a writer: £16,531 The typical (median) earnings of a writer: £4,000 60% of people who saw themselves as ‘professional authors’ required a second source of income The average (mean)… Read more »

11 Famous Writers Who Were Rejected Before Making It Big

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Rejection and writing go hand-in-hand, but sometimes it feels that those pesky publishers simply don’t know what they are talking about. Here’s eleven reasons writers might just be right after all… Madeline L’Engle’s book, A Wrinkle in Time, was turned down 29 times before she found a publisher. C.S. Lewis received over 800 rejections before… Read more »