Named the highest paid writer of the world

Named the highest paid writer of the worldAmerican writer James Patterson for the second year in a row, becoming the highest-paid author on the planet, according to Forbes magazine.As it became known on Wednesday, during the reporting period from may 2010 to April 2011, Patterson was able to earn 84 million. This is more than twice the income of the second issue of Forbes - romanesti Daniela Steele (35 million dollars). On the third line is the legendary master of science fiction and horror Stephen king, who earned 28 million dollars.The journal notes that in the coming years, the leadership of Patterson would be difficult for anyone to challenge over 17 books, which will be issued before the end of 2012, the writer is guaranteed to receive about $ 150 million. It is noteworthy that he was the only one in the list who were able to increase their incomes from 70 to 84 million, despite a trend decline in volumes of books. The success of Patterson is due, primarily, to its activity in the market of electronic books - he was the first author who has sold 1 million copies of their works in digital format.64-year-old James Patterson is recognized as one of the brightest masters of the genre, like Thriller. His most famous bestsellers were books from the series about American psychologist Alex Cross. Patterson also wrote four novels about detective Michael Bennett and ten books included in popular all over the world meeting Women's club of investigations of murders". In addition, the author has observed many other works, was praised by literary critics. In addition to action-works, Patterson known as the author of children's books, ITAR-TASS reported. Source: Named the highest paid writer of the world.



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