Authors' Incomes: Top Tips

Authors' income tips

Authors and experts share their advice for establishing and maintaining your income as an author

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The Society of Authors video on Authors' Incomes: Top Tips includes an interview with PLR Advisory Committee member Tony Bradman who advises that “when you get your first book in your hands you should register it for PLR immediately”.

The full video can be viewed on the Society of Authors YouTube channel.

PLR's three steps to registration provides a quick guide to eligibility and applying for Public Lending Right.


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