What Does a 6 Figure Advance Book Look Like?

Some authors believe that their book will be worth tens of thousands of dollars to any publisher they pitch. Others are more realistic about things and hope or dream to hit big dollars, but know the reality of it happening is slim.

With shrinking sales, budgets and staffs, much is changing in the publishing world every day. Predictions are that big advances will become more and more scarce unless and until publishing more profitable again. However, it still can happen occasionally. If your name is one of celebrity your chances increase greatly.

But beyond that, what does a 6 figure advance worthy book look like? Here's a hint-words surrounding a recent one are "media firestorm" "controversial" and "universally negative reaction".

If you want to go the traditional publishing route, know that on some level your book needs to grab this kind of attention too. It could be positive or negative as the example below, but it needs to do it.

So...what words surround your book ? And if they don't grab people by the collar, what can you do to change that? Here's the link http://www.alanrinzler.com/blog/2008/10/27/why-we-paid-this-first-time-author-a-six-figure-advance-for-free-range-kids/

Good Writing & God Bless,
Cheryl Pickett

P.S. Watch for the launch of my new book coming very soon!

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