Meryl Evans mentions Writers on the Rise in her recent article in the New York Times, Web Worker Careers: Writers and Editors.
Here’s a taste:
Ninety-nine percent of authors don’t make money on their book projects, 99 percent of publishers lose money and 1,500 books are published every day, reports Clint Greenleaf. With those stats, why does anyone consider a career as a writer or editor?
Because even with those stats, it is possible to make a good living. Especially now, as the growing number of online publications means there are many writing and editing opportunities that go beyond traditional books, newspaper and magazines.
Could you consider writing or editing as a career?