Tag Archives: royalties

Second book earns out! #HappyAuthor

This week I had the delight of receiving the first copies of the second edition of THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF TRAINING, my first published book on horse training. Having sold out its first print run last November, it took me a while to ascertain that my new publisher (who bought out the publisher who’d bought […]

Building Blocks earns a reprint – yay!

In case you don’t know, in the ‘real’ world I work as a dressage horse trainer and judge, and also write in this field under my real name, Debby Lush. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF TRAINING is my first published book; a consistent, steady seller which, to my dismay back in November, sold out. Since it […]

About to earn money from my traditionally published non-fiction!

Hey, it looks like I will finally earn some money from my first non-fiction book, at some time in the next six months! I wrote this book after securing a commission from J. A. Allen (part of Hale Books in the UK), and it was published six years ago, January 2008. I recounted my experiences with traditional publishing, […]

Sharing my traditionally published book earnings – or, why I went indie!

Recently, a traditionally published author shared the truth about her novel advances from Harper Collins, and her subsequent earnings. Within four hours the post had been removed – due, she tweeted, to ‘contract disclosure reasons’. Now she wasn’t complaining, just sharing the reality of being an ordinary working author and the cold hard facts of the figures for […]