Quick Answer: How Much Should You Charge For A Book?

If your book is a 375-page novel, it’s reasonable to ask $16.95 for it.

Most average-sized trade paperback novels fall into the $13.95 to $17.95 price range.

That being said, this range is true for most books—always do the research into comparable books and price your book accordingly.

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Once the price is set, authors should make use of promotions to boost revenue.

For a Kindle e-book priced at $7.99, run a Kindle Countdown Deal for $4.99.

If you are trying to sell it at $4.99, run a promotion at $2.99.

As with a book giveaway, these sales should be advertised as widely as possible.

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How much to charge for a children’s book?

The GAG (2013) says a colour 32 page children’s book will cost you between $3000-$60,000 USD + 3-5% royalties while the AOI (2008) says it’ll cost between £3000-£5000 GBP for the advance plus royalties.

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How much to charge for copy editing a book?

Many editors like to charge by the page.

When charging by the page, the type of editing matters.

According to The Writer’s Market, the average for proofreading is $3 per page, for copy editing $4 per page, and for content editing you can expect to charge around $7.50 per page.

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How much to charge for ghostwriting a book?

For starters, this “How Much Should I Charge?” pdf from The Writers Market says this about ghostwriting rates (without royalty or credit): $70 an hour, with a per project low of $5000, high of $100,000, and average of $36,000.

The per word costs are 50 cents low, $3 high, and average $1.65.

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How much does a self published book cost?

The cost of publishing a book varies greatly but self-published authors can expect to spend anywhere from $100-$1500 to publish a book based on additional book production costs like editing, cover design, formatting, and more, which we cover.

How much does a hardcover book cost?

It does seem hard to believe that a children’s book should cost so much. But $18 is a typical list price for a picture book or a middle-grade novel. Surprisingly, little of that consists of profit for the publisher. . . . On average, the publisher receives only $9, or perhaps a little less.

How much should I charge for my book on Amazon?

Think about percentages. One of the biggest factors to consider in pricing your eBook is the percentage of sales you’ll receive from the retailers. Amazon pays out a royalty of 70% on all Kindle titles priced between $2.99 to $9.99. For eBooks priced below $2.99 and above $9.99, Amazon pays out only 35%.

How much does the average author make on their first book?

The average author with a first-time book deal can expect to receive an advance of $5,000 to $15,000. Once your book is released, you won’t see another dime until you have earned back that advance–$1.25 at a time—until the advance is paid back in full.