Justine Larbalestier – Average First Novel Advances

Anonymous Patron writes Average First Novel Advances is a neat page from author Justine Larbalestier. She emailed a bunch of people she knows who have sold a novel and asked them what they got. Every single one answered—some within nanoseconds. She asked fellow Aussies, folks from the UK, Canada and the US how much they got for their first novel. Because the majority are USian she translated everything into US dollars. Here are the answers with year of sale. Average advance: $5,920 “