I have read one too many Kindle writing “experts” use money as the main motive for writing nonfiction. While I agree that nonfiction books published on Kindle can earn you a good amount of money, putting money as the main …
I believe if you actually enjoy publishing books – for the sake of putting some problem-solving non-fiction information out there – then it is a lot easier to make money. Great article…
Big boost to make book publishing as easy as falling off a blog ArtsHub (subscription) Tablo’s self-publishing platform connects writers with other authors and readers via any web browser or mobile device to help the authors build a following for…
Publishing will get easier. But at present, even people who are pretty savvy with technology can still struggle getting their book published…
“‘A lot of people think, because publishing has gone digital, that it’s simple. It’s still incredibly complicated and expensive though, and it’s even harder for an author to have their work discovered.’”
The costs and benefits of publishing your own books
From Both Sides – sold 250,000 copies in a year and pushed him on to become one of the bestselling self-published authors in the UK.
There’s an interesting table of statistics in this article that you should check out. It’s called ‘Earnings of a Writer’.
And this quote I pulled which – importantly shows how most authors see about a 40% return on investment.
From my experience that is about right. Although that 40% ROI is more accurate when you have several books published. On any given book you may lose money…
“A recent survey of writers found that 25% of them had self-published a work, and 86% of them said they would self-publish again.
They suggested a typical return on their investment of 40%, the research for the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society found.”