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Tuesday October 24, 2017

Stories related to ‘advances’

E-Book Disruption Means Smaller Incomes for Authors

E-Book Disruption Means Smaller Incomes for Authors

The digital revolution that is disrupting the book industry's economic model is having a negative impact on the careers of literary writers, The Wall Street Journal said. Priced much lower than hardcovers, e-books generate less income for publishers, who, at the same time, are buying fewer titles. [Full Story…]

Author Turns to E-Commerce to Augment Revenue

Author Turns to E-Commerce to Augment Revenue

With advances and acquisitions shrinking, authors have turned to the internet to raise their revenues. Agents are reporting that advances for non-celebrity writers are down 50% from where they were in the past few years and, in order to combat this, authors are exploring some unconventional methods. [Full Story…]