A Book Advance Won’t Change Your Life

By Jason Boog Comment

Unless you are one of the very lucky few who win the book deal lottery, a book advance won’t change your life.

In a recent Media Beat interview (embedded above), The Nation‘s national security correspondent and a New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Scahill broke down how quickly a book advance can disappear–even before taxes.

Most recently, Scahill wrote Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield for Nation Books.

Press play above to listen. If you want to hear more, follow the links below:

Jeremy Scahill Talks About Why He Wrote His First Book

Jeremy Scahill: ‘There Is a War on Journalism in This Country’