Book Royalties (was: win32all-141 for Python 2.2)

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Fri Jan 4 06:46:42 CET 2002


In article <a12cqf$bai1 at news1.gtech.com>,
Peter Milliken <peter.milliken at gtech.com> wrote:
>
>Interesting - but where is the incentive for the author i.e. $2 per book
>isn't going to make you a millionaire anytime soon (500,000 books? :-)).

The incentive for most authors lies in charging $1000-$5000/day for
running training classes (being the author of a well-known book increases
either or both of the pay scale and opportunities for training) or in the
egoboo (ego-boosting) of being a published author.  That's about it.
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