The Authors Guild Survey’s Self-Selected Sample: More Fuel On The Fire?

First, The Bad News While some parts of the Authors Guild’s survey of writers’ income had been released earlier, the writer-advocacy organization has now produced its full report. The news, while not shocking to anyone near the publishing business, is nevertheless troubling. Some initial results, and then a bit of discussion follows. Writing-related income of… Read More

Authors making $8,000 per year? Why write free? A #FutureChat recap

‘Question is, are you making money for someone else?’ That’s the  historical fiction author Jane Steen, English, based in Chicago, during our live Twitter conversation at the end of last week. But not for nothing do independent writers like to “celebrate their diversity,” as they tend to put it on a good day. Views of… Read More