This is a fantastic post, with hard numbers about publishing. Bravo, Tara.
Over the course of the last couple of years spent crunching numbers for this blog, surfing dodgy creative social media and keeping my eyes open (in the darker hours) I’ve come to the conclusion that there are two pieces of advice all authors would do well to live by.
The first is to stay far away from tight undergarments. The second is never to trust a man called Gerald who tries to sell you a second-hand generator in a pub.
Just kidding. The advice relates to the publishing of fiction. I just needed to have a bit of fun before I whack readers in the face with some heavy-duty graphs. I’ve been going easy on you recently, with all that talking to my arse, not to mention tributes to hairyIrishmen, but all that has to stop now, for a bit of business.
Now read this advice very carefully, for I will only say it ad nauseum until I’m blue…
View original post 920 more words