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2019 Author Survey: Bonus Statistics

Our 2019 Author Survey has generated some incredible discussion, and we've received a number of great follow-up questions in the comments, social media, and email. We were also curious about what e...

Author Income: How to Make a Living from Your Writing

Two years ago, we conducted a survey of authors and wrote about what authors making over $100k per year were doing. We know that many authors use those findings to inform their strategy, so we cond...

How to Make the Most of National Book Month

Happy October, authors! If you’ve been keeping up with your literary holidays, then you know that this is National Book Month – the perfect time to celebrate your favorite reads, get inspired to wr...

Go Ahead. Judge Us By Our Cover.

Today, we are excited to unveil a dramatic redesign of the Written Word Media website and brand. We know all too well that readers often do judge a book by its cover. The Written Word Media website...