#MotownWriters How to Make MORE Money as a Writer

Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network


Whether you have sold the publishing rights to your book or you are self-publishing, the main question is how to earn money with your art.  Only those who have written a book know how much time and effort such an endeavor requires.  It starts with research, then comes outlining, writing, revising, and many rounds of editing.

The Demands of Publishing
Published authors, who generally receive no or small advances and only eight to twelve percent in royalties, hold their breath until they receive their sales statements.  And self-published authors?  They have to invest in professional editing, cover design, layout and formatting, and maybe distribution.  Then there are the most important tasks, the creation of a professional author platform, the book marketing, and promotion—all while writing the next book.

Publishing might raise two questions: 
How can you wring the most royalties out of…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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