What really happens when you “get a book deal,” publish your first book, and go on tour to promote it? It may not be what you’ve always imagined!
Myth #1: Getting a “book deal” means getting a bunch of money that the author then “lives on” for years.
Myth #2: Once you’ve written a trade book, the money keeps rolling in.
Myth #3: When your book is published, your publisher throws you a big expensive party! A book party!
Myth #4: Authors are paid for readings at bookstores.