Hiring An Author
What you're actually paying for: -Someone that stands in a room and reads a book for an hour, plus!
-Computer Equipment and Software -Illustrations -Editor Fees -Office Space -Transportation to and from event -Cost spent on training and education to become a writer -Promotion Cost -Website Fees -Wardrobe -taxes, for the tax man -Phone and internet -Agent Fees
Not to mention... meals, hotel, car and any other living expense.
Still, think we are charging too much??