Sunday, May 26, 2013
By OFW editor:
Published: August 24, 2013
While the rest of us mongrel writers are slaving away for little to no pay-off, these authors cashed royalty check after royalty check last year, some without having put out a new novel in a few years. You’ve been warned. This will depress you.
According to Forbes, this guy topped book sales last year earning 70 million. Holy fuck nugget.
Proof that you don’t have to be talented to make money, she took in 40 million dollars.
At least he deserves to be on this list. He earned 34 million dollars last year.
Not gonna lie, I haven’t read one of her novels. Yet, she earned 32 million.
Um, who? He’s number five, earning 20 million last year.
Horror author number two on the list. There’s money to be made in scaring the shit out of people. 18 million dollars, to be exact.
One For the Money
. Yeah, no shit, Miss-16-million-dollars-richer.
Writes about lawyers, makes attorney-fee type deposits. 15 million for this guy last year.
His readers are crying their eyes out and he’s laughing all the way to bank with his 14 million.
Not only was she the world’s first author billionaire, but she hasn’t published a novel since
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
in 2008. Yet, she still made 10 million last year.
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