The gigantic, much-loved authors of our times are well known: J K Rowling, Nora Roberts, Stephen King, James Patterson, John Grisham, etc. Their books sell in the hundred-millions, they earn huge profits from movie deals and merchandising, and their net worth is enviable.
But, what if the mode of payment was per-word, as it was in the Victorian Era, and still is, in certain fields of writing? Here’s a fascinating look at what the true earnings of the 11 richest authors today would be, if the pay scales were made even!
How Much Are Big Authors Worth Per Word?
Infographic by – Title Pro