What is the average yearly income for a book writer?
Also. How much would a beginning writer make on their first book? Please and Thank you.
Asked By: nicholas - 4/16/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Ninety percent of authors need a spouse or a second job to make a living. Being an author is not always a well paying job.
Answered By: redunicorn - 4/17/2010
Additional Answers (6)
depends how many u sell
Answered By: Micky - 4/16/2010
Depends on how many you sell. All writers don't have the same fixed income you know.
Answered By: ^naGat0.~ - 4/16/2010
It depends on your publisher, the books content, how much you sell and how much time you are willing to put into promoting it. There really isn't an average income.
Answered By: Matti - 4/16/2010
Well it depends on how many copies of your book you sell. I heard around $20,000 but if it becomes very popular and you begin to create products from the book (including movie deals) you can make it up to 10,000s or even millions. So you dont get a 'yearly income'. I'd suggest not making this your career but doing it... More
Answered By: lejisemika - 4/16/2010
1) it depends on if the author is a best seller, mid-list author, or below mid-list (dont know what you call it), and 2) there are too many factors that determine how much an author gets paid... More
Answered By: Joss - 4/16/2010
i dunno... srry, depends how much you sell, how well your liked and how much you've written before, and how big/what kind of book it is...
Answered By: Megan - 4/16/2010
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