Recent Studies Show Writers’ Incomes Have Dropped Dramatically

Recent Studies Show Writers’ Incomes Have Dropped Dramatically

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According to a recent New York Times article, survey results show that full-time writers made $20,300 in 2017 and part-time writers made $6,080, a drop from previous years.   Image Via Fairhaven.com   Mary Rasenberger, executive director of the Authors Guild, is quotes in the article as saying that “in the 20th century, a good literary writer could earn a middle-class living just writing.” She goes on to state that just because most people write in their daily lives, does not mean that professional writing is not a skill. “What a professional writer can convey in written word is far superior to what …