Abby Adesanya Opens a Literary Salon for Women to Share Their Stories

Abby Adesanya Opens a Literary Salon for Women to Share Their Stories

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A writing club and storytelling salon for all women where women can come together to share wine, snacks and their writing. Abby Adesanya, a brand marketer for Conde Nast, is the founder and leader of Novella, a literary salon based in New York. It all started when Abby stumbled upon old composition books from her childhood, full of the worlds and characters she had created on the line of her notebook.   Their first meeting was in a corner of Housing Works, a bookstore located in Lower Manhattan, where they were nestled in along with over forty women to hear a writer …

Book Sales Are Rising but Authors Are Earning Less Than Ever Before

Book Sales Are Rising but Authors Are Earning Less Than Ever Before

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So, good news: people are reading more! The bad news? Authors are earning less…  Doesn’t make much sense right? Well, there are probably different reasons for why this is happening so you aspiring writers this might be helpful.    Via GIPHY   Forbes reported that HarperCollins sales have gone up 83 million from the last quarter and the UK publishing industry book sales have gone up by 5%.  As of June 2018 author earnings have dipped down to 42% in the course of ten years. The rise of digital and ebook sales have been helping self-publishing authors; through Amazon over a …