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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