royalties

Not All Royalties Are Treated Equally

Not All Royalties Are Treated Equally

Watch your royalty statements and understand the terms - before signing! Read More »

Author’s Earnings: Part 3 Mid-list Print Sales

Author’s Earnings: Part 3 Mid-list Print Sales

Michael dives even deeper down the rabbit hole of author's earnings. Read More »

Author’s Earnings: Part 2

Author’s Earnings: Part 2

Part 2 of Michael's examination of earnings in the field of authorship. Read More »

Author’s Earnings

Author’s Earnings

How much does an author actually make traditional publishing versus self-publishing? Well, the data is hard to find. Read More »

Pulling Back the Publishing Veil: Return Reserves, Buy-in, and Sell-through

Pulling Back the Publishing Veil: Return Reserves, Buy-in, and Sell-through

One of my plans for my posts here at Amazing Stories is to focus on some of the aspects about publishing that a new author may not be aware of. I hope to have a full series of “Pulling Back the Veil” posts. Today, I’m going to focus... Read More »

Don’t Quit Your Day Job – Traditional Publishing by the Numbers

Don’t Quit Your Day Job – Traditional Publishing by the Numbers

If you’ve ever considered becoming a writer, surely you’ve heard the old expression, “Don’t quit your day job.” But what can you really expect as far as income is concerned? Let’s first explore traditional publishi... Read More »