Wouldn’t it be marvelous if editors got into a bidding war for your manuscript? Of course it would. But let’s be realistic. If that actually happened, and remember we’re being realistic here, what do you think the top figure would be?
If you said two million, you might want to rethink that figure. Unless you’re Demi Moore. That’s exactly what her proposed memoir recently went for, according to Crain’s New York Business.
Her agent Luke Janklow put the memoir idea out there and HarperColllins Publishers won the bidding war, “agreeing to fork over more than $2 million for world rights….”
She definitely has a built-in platform and a husband who’s probably the top Twitterer in the world. She’ll make more than the two million. And the books not even written yet. Wonder if Oprah has already called her?
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