It's impossible to say because it varies wildly—between authors, but even just for one author across several years. Let's look at my lifetime income as a case study.
A look at the earliest steps in my story development process
The types of emails will you receive from agents while querying and how to respond
March AMAWhere did February go? How is it March already? I don’t know the answer to these questions, but I do know that it’s time for another AMA! Ask me…
Deciding who should tell your story and when those POVs should switch.
How to query agents (and stay organized while you do it)
February AMASomehow, it’s that time of the month again. (Seriously, where did January go?) Ask me all your questions about writing, books, publishing, and m…
How to write your query — dos, don'ts, and a template worksheet to get the bones of your query on paper.
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From the Desk of Erin Bowman