Top Earning Authors Write for Kids

What have authors Jeff Kinney,  Suzanne Collins, J.K. Rowling,  Stephanie Meyer,  and Rick Riordan have in common besides writing books for children/YA?  They all are in the  top 15 of the Forbe’s list of The World’s Top Earning Authors.   That’s a whole lot of cash from the Cheese Touch!  Before you drop out of college to write about vampires, wizards, or dystopias, realize that writing is a business and that most writers never make money, or take years to even break even.  Check out websites from the Society of Children’s Books Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) and learn the ropes.  In the meantime, stay in school!

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