How to be less moral

People sometimes ask me for writing and publishing advice. My main advice would be to find something else to do. This is a terrible way to make a living. The average book sells less than 500 copies, and authors typically make 10% of the price of each book sold, so at 50p a copy you’ll probably make £250 for your precious work. Might as well just give blood, it’s a quicker way to make money, and probably helps more people. But people still feel drawn…

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Jules Evans

Jules Evans

Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions. www.philosophyforlife.org.