thread: 2012-03-13 : Indie POV pt 2: Does It Pay?

On 2012-03-15, Frank T wrote:

I'm with Jason N here, at least for writing in German. The people who write RPG stuff usually have an academic background and just about anything they could do instead pays better. Same goes for good illustrators. It's a hobby and in my experience people do it for love. Still it's nice to get a fair share of the profits, of course, but for me it pays much better to work in my professional job than ship books and figure out publishing stuff, which I'd find equally annoying. So I leave that stuff to others and let them have most of the profits, what matters is that my books get out there (and look shiny, too). Naturally I can only speak for myself.


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