Thanks to the critical success of The Marlowe Papers, and nearly 20 years of teaching experience, I now have half a job 2. In the olden days, writers, composers and artists needed wealthy patrons. And the way things have gone in the publishing makes it increasingly hard for an author to earn out their advance.
It comes through the PLR system and not via my publisher. I should add, these are not abnormal contracts. So they choose the coldest, darkest night of the year. I started as he caught my arm.
Those ingenious ways are time-consuming, not always money-generating. December 9, at 5: Authors need patrons again — and hey, where are the wealthy people? I sat motionless despite my growing irritation, willing the Green Man to come.
I cursed Dalmic to the goddess under my breath. The continued survival of literature written by anyone other than the wealthy and privileged could depend upon it.
They are vetted both by my agent and by The Society of Authors. Buy directly from the author at full price: Buy from second-hand bookshop or charity shop: Very few never returned from the test, though some had lost their minds. Then for a while, there was Net Book Agreement and substantial funding for the Arts, and we could mostly survive directly from the fruits of our labours.
They watch us from the dark, green as the summer canopy, greedy for the world we have tamed. Those who cannot bear the heat of fire, or the cold of iron.
There was something out there. The old druid, mistletoe in his hair and eyes like caves, stared straight ahead through the flames, his voice rising and falling like the rapids in a young river. His teeth chattered like knuckle bones and he paced the dark, crushing the frost with his buckskin boots.
And the blade at my neck was not iron. But that low advance which is actually a pretty average advance is causing me headaches.
And I actually receive this money. Canicot told me, when we were sitting in his grove last summer, and the smoke from his wooden pipe and that from the fire were twisting like lovers up toward the blue bowl of the night sky.
Find out more by clicking here. Some people are liking it very much indeed. It was not Morgant.The Writing Prompt: Take an event from history and write a fictional account describing a conspiracy theory about what "REALLY" happened. Or, if you prefer, write a scene about a character who believes in one or more conspiracy theories.
I noted that my US sales (the US paperback is released in April) will net me even less, because they are based on “price received” rather than the recommended retail price.Download