Author Tuesdays: Author Costs Breakdown and Money Recovered from Book Sales

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Selling Events: Money spent to purchase copies to sell at events and specific event fees

Book Creation: Proof copy costs and professional cover design costs

Author Resources: Memberships, workshops, and conferences

Author Platform: Domain registration and marketing materials such as business cards

Materials: Stamps and envelopes to send out manuscripts

 

*Estimated money recovered from sales: %37 of cost*

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3 thoughts on “Author Tuesdays: Author Costs Breakdown and Money Recovered from Book Sales

    • It’s interesting to see how much is spent per book or per category and like any hobby (that could turn into a career/side-job) it will cost something. I would be interested to see where people spend money as authors, more in marketing or more in cover art, etc.

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