10 things published authors won't tell you
from Janette Rallison (blog)
1. We don't live glamorous lives.
Sure, there are those handful of celebrity authors who are going to their movie premiers and live in mansions. That's not life for the other 99.99%. Most writers either have another job to support themselves or a spouse who contributes greatly to the income. Although surveys differ on the average author income, they all seem to agree that it is well below the poverty level. (Somewhere between 1,000-6,000 a year.)
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