Archive for the Author Business Category

Broken Promises: Reasons an Author Must Return Money to a Publisher

A literary agent discusses when a book author breaks their promises to the publisher and must return their advance. Read the rest of this entry »

How Book Authors Are Paid

The advance and royalties payments from publishers

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Why Best Seller Lists Are Important

Ever dream of being on a bestseller book list? Here are some benefits for you beyond the prestige of being identified as a best selling author.

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How Writers Deliver to Publishers

Authors now use electronic submission to their articles and book publishers instead of snail mail or overnight delivery to meet their final deadlines

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Authors, Platforms, Fame

Famous Writers and How Platforms Secure Their Book Deals

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Your Literary Business Essentials

What every author should do right now, before getting seriously ill or dying

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Author-Agent Etiquette

The Write Approach: Author-Agent Etiquette by Barbara Doyen

Article commissioned for the Writer’s Digest Guide to Literary Agents 2005

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