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Welcome to AuthorEarnings – a website for authors, by authors
Our purpose is to gather and share information so that writers can make informed decisions. Our secondary mission is to call for change within the publishing community for better pay and fairer terms in all contracts. This is a website by authors and for authors.


Keynote Presentation @ Digital Book World 2018

Presentation @ SFWA Nebula Awards 2018

Keynote Presentation @ Digital Book World 2017

Presentation @ RWA 2016 – Romance Writers of America PAN

Keynote Presentation @ Digital Book World 2016



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