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“I make about 2.5x more from my self-published books than I do from my traditionally published ones, and that's largely due to earning MUCH more on each individual sale,” says the author Michael J. Sullivan in a comment on one of my articles. Sullivan, as it turns out, secured his publishing deal with Orbit Books around the same time N.K. Jemisin did—his advance was $22,500, hers was $25,000. Initially, he sold more books than she did, but eventually she did, their paths crossing as each attempted mastery over their perspective genres.

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