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What To Learn From 2018 Highest Paid Author by Akinjidetayo(m) : 3:23 am On Jan 07

By Maren John Mafuyai
I write about family, speech and writing industry.
Michael Wolff is the first nonfiction author on the list in 11 years.
Photo: Ralf Juergens/Getty Images. Design: Nick DeSantis, Forbes Staff
One thing made Michael Wolff the highest paid author in 2018: what Donald trump told the world about his book, Fire and Fury.
And here's What we've Learned so Far
Should we say just write for may be one day someone like Donald trump would say something about it to make you the highest paid author on earth too? Or should we write against the president if we have a good reason? Ofcourse, both may work.
Let's talk about the hard way. Now many writers create a blog specially to advertise their books to the larger audience. Within a short time, they become fed up and bored because it is hard to make it this way. Maybe because the book is in eBook format--most people still don’t take eBook serious--or because the author is the only one talking about it. If you want to be successful like another author, the truth is research to know how the author succeeded.
The system is clear: if a famous person like Trump talks on media about you or what you do, millions, if not billions, of people would like to know you or it. What if it is a book, the gain could be more than your expectations. When I read the news on Forbes too I felt desperate to read that book to know why the US incumbent president, Trump condemned it: 1.7 million People, or more than that have already done that.
Writing isn’t easy, everyone knew. You write a lot of shits or chaos several times before getting it right. You need to friend an agent to pitch an idea first before writing, according to Scott Young. If not, you would end like many who struggled to find people to read their books and finally got disappointed. Compare successful writers with successful musicians, do you always see them advertise their products themselves? If you get an agent, pitch your writing idea to the publishers, get it accepted and write successfully, those publishers are responsible for advertising your book, not you. And you will earn money. A lot.
From Fire and Fury, the author Michael Wolff earned an estimated $13 million from June 1, 2017, to June 1 2018, wrote Forbes staff Hayley C. Cuccinello.
Here are The World’s Highest-Paid Authors Of 2018, according to Cuccinello.
10. E.L James (tie)
Earnings: $10.5 million
10. Rick Riordan (tie)
Earnings: $10.5 million
8. Nora Roberts (tie)
Earnings: $12 million
8. Danielle Steel (tie)
Earnings: $12 million
7. Michael Wolff
Earnings: $13 million
5. Dan Brown (tie)
Earnings: $18.5 million
5. Jeff Kinney (tie)
Earnings: $18.5 million
4. John Grisham
Earnings: $21 million
3. Stephen King
Earnings: $27 million
2. J.K. Rowling
Earnings: $54 million
1. James Patterson

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