Decoding The Book Advance

My favorite part, of course, is where she breaks down the publishing code for reporting advances. I knew that when someone says they got a “major deal,” it means $500k and up, and that those writers were the ones to hate (or, um, be happy for!). But I am happy to now have this more specific rubric for judging the successes of people I read about on the internet:

What One Novelist Earns

The Stranger talked to author Jonathan Evison about how much he earns as a novelist.

Jami Attenberg: Transient Novelist

More Than $1K Worth of Clothes I’ll Never Wear Again

My year of working on my book pretty much exclusively was priceless. Well, it wasn’t priceless — I know exactly how much it cost.