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Author/illustrator advance

Started by ellie-fortune, September 26, 2023, 07:18 AM

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Hi all,

I'm pre published picture book creator and will soon be signing with an agent. I understand that advances can vary depending on publisher ect. But I'd like a rough idea of what I might expect as an author and illustrator. I predict that illustrating my project will take at least a year. Trying to research this and I can find advance numbers for writers and numbers for illustrators, but I can't find a range for author/illos. So I'm asking here.

Again I understand it can vary greatly, but I'd like to go in with some idea.

🙏🏼 thanks!

Debbie Vilardi

For a PB, add what the author gets to what the artist gets to see percentages to author/illustrators.
Twitter: @dvilardi1


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