Can you expect to make a living as a writer? Steven King and James Patterson seem to be doing okay, but how about everyone else? While much will depend on you, here are a few links to help you better understand the possibilities:
AuthorEarnings.com – (From the website): A website for authors, by authors. Our purpose is to gather and share information so that writers can make informed decisions. Our secondary mission is to call for change within the publishing community for better pay and fairer terms in all contracts. To me, it’s simply the best information available into author earnings. If you have something better, please forward the link, and I’ll include it here!
AmeliaSmith.com – A blog post analyzing information from AuthorEarnings.com. Amelia presents her conclusions in a thought-provoking way.
Lexirad.com – Alexis Radcliff gives another take on AuthorEarnings information.