The world is flat, asserts Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times foreign affairs columnist and the author of the best-selling book by the same name. Never before have opportunities been distributed so evenly among people of color, countries and gender. Especially for writers.
Selling work to countries outside your own isn’t just an ego boost (although it can be when you get fan mail from Korea). It can be a lucrative business model for authors no matter where you are and what kind of publishing deal you have.