Question How much $ have you made out of writing??.

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  1. UnknownSaint171

    UnknownSaint171 To Something Sounds Cooler

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    Im just wondering if it’s possible to make a living out of writing. [CN-ish like novels] Though I’m really doubtful. I’m sure there are writers here who’ve earned at least good pocket change from RRL.
    I don’t really have much hope for Webnovel/Qidian anymore considering the recent news of their dishonesty for a contract. Maybe in a few years they’ll get their stuff together, who knows?
     
  2. abewan

    abewan 〘Nishikigoi Dungeon〙

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    So far none.
     
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    anon Well-Known Member

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    100 vietnamese dong
     
  4. justmehere

    justmehere Well-Known Member

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    1 million dollars

    In monopoly money paid by my kids for telling them bedtime stories
    Only 5 year Olds would appreciate my stories
     
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    RedvsBlack Well-Known Member

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    Online nothing. In general, $847 because I convinced a bunch of guys it was a good idea to get their girlfriends bedtime stories as a present, and I made them panty droppers.
     
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    Ak0w Well-Known Member

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    I'll be honest I didn't even know rrl paid authors.
     
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  7. Arcadia Blade

    Arcadia Blade ༼ つ ◕_◕ ༽つ You can do it!!

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    Nope. I'm pretty much earning 0 money on my works.
     
  8. Frozen ink

    Frozen ink Legally had harem『Cathulu』Power of Love & Evil』

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    I was given a steam game once... it was a shitty game but i appreciate the sentiment desu~
     
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  9. pukeofhurl

    pukeofhurl The Philosopher

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    rrl doesnt pay but the authors can set up a paypal and patreon attached to rrl for donations/subscribers


    Also on topic of thread legend of randidly ghosthound is a major success with enough patreons for over 5k usd a month so to answer the question yes you can live off webnovels but it takes alot of time effort and some quality
     
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    Leosinurat [Master of None]

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    Currently There are no website / platform that allowed pay per chapter like munpia or Qidian(Qidian not QI) where you could see the actual price and number they get per chapter they released
     
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    We at Creative Novels host a couple of original authors, plus all of the regular Patreon stuff and whatnot. I’m not gonna lie to you and say they make the big bucks, because generally that’s still reserved for TLers who translate the popular novels, but they do make some money, enough for a night out once or twice a month, so pocket change really.

    If you are interested, please PM me and we can chat. If you’re just asking, here you go.
     
  12. lkaze

    lkaze [NTR Sect Follower][@Get Tony To Tease Parth Fund]

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    I made about 2000 nuffies for writing. I'll also ask people to donate to 'Get Tony tease parth' fund
     
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    RR Vocaloid RoyalRoad.com Slepragt

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    There's also the multitude of authors who go onto successfully publish using the exposure and fanbase they gained on RRL. Often times, they actually pay RRL instead of the other way around for sitewide notifications and landing pages for extra marketing towards their new book.
     
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  14. Rumby

    Rumby Rumbly Tumbly

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    I wish I did ----- but I can't even get my butt into gear into writing LOL
     
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    Mangikop Observer from the Fourth Wall

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    One day, I'll earn 1million $ with just one page of my book.
     
  16. Ddraig

    Ddraig Frostfire Dragon|Retired lurker|FFF|Loved by RNG

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    The famous ones do get successful, like
    1. 'The wandering inn' has a patreon of 3722 dollars/month
    2. Iron teeth has 1092 dollars/month
    3. mother of learning has 946 dollars/month despite fictionpressnot allowing linking
    plus some authors even publish or sell there work as an ebook and stuff
     
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    Raizhee bubblegum bitch

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    *looks back at what i wrote*

    *remembers a bl...another one... a smut...a re hamster parody and more stupid bl*

    I made no money,but I gained something more valuable....seeing straight guys cringe.
     
  18. Finalbeta

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    Nothing. I'm doing it out of fun for now... but I might reconsider.
     
  19. UnknownSaint171

    UnknownSaint171 To Something Sounds Cooler

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    Wow that’s actually a lot! Did the Authors already have exposure and popularity before they wrote that? Or was it their first work on RRL?
     
  20. TooLazyToThink

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    I'm not writing stories but review blogs and others since 2013 and already made 6 digits USD. Just imagine what more a translator can make. If you are starting an original story, you start low of course. Anyone starts low at first.
     
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