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Money Matters: The Economics of Self and Traditional Publishing

2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0

In today’s publishing environment there are many choices for authors: Big-five, small press, self-publishing, and a myriad of other options such as Amazon Imprints, audio and foreign rights sales.

Topics will include:

  • What to expect for advances for debut authors
  • What to expect for advances for previously published authors
  • Standard Royalty Rates and how they are calculated
  • Unit sales and return on reserves and how they affect an author’s income
  • How much to budget if self-publishing
  • Income potential when self-publishing
  • Audio sales and how to maximize author income

Of course, there will be plenty of time for Q&A.

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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Arlington Central Library
1015 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22201
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Robin Sullivan