James Patterson Giving $1 Million to Indie Bookstores

After Monday’s depressing post, I figured I needed to post something more cheerful today: 2011’s most well-paid author, James Patterson, has pledged to donate $1 million of his own money to independent bookstores across the nation. According to his statement, he “feels that bookstores are vital to communities and that they leave a lasting love […]

Eat Your Heart Out: The World’s Richest Writers

Last week, Forbes Magazine released a list of 2011’s highest-earning authors. At the top of the list: James Patterson, with $94 million. According to Forbes, he released no less than eleven titles last year! My personal favorite, Stephen King, came in second with “only” $39 million. Number three was Janet Evanovich with $33 million. That […]