Simon Collins & Random Day
Season Three: a win some, lose some publishing company
FORMAT GENRE ROYALTY RATE
(% of net sales)
 ADVANCE   LIST PRICE   PP&B PER UNIT
(12% of list price) 
UNITS PRINTED  PRINTING COST
(PP&B x units printed) 
 MARKETING
(capped) 
 UNITS SOLD   NET SALES
55% average discount) 
 ROYALTIES EARNED
(rate x net sales) 
 ROYALTIES PAID
(after advance) 
 OVERHEAD
(capped) 
 NET PROFIT
(or LOSS) 
PROFIT MARGIN
Hardcover: FCF-C THRILLER 12%  $   500,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 750,000  $             2,695,500.00  $   208,333.33 675,000  $              9,097,312.50  $           1,091,677.50  $         591,677.50  $   833,333.33  $  4,268,468.33 47%
Hardcover: LPG THRILLER 12%  $     25,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 1,000,000  $             3,594,000.00  $     10,416.67 950,000  $            12,803,625.00  $           1,536,435.00  $      1,511,435.00  $     41,666.67  $  7,621,106.67 60%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $   500,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 386,400  $             1,388,721.60  $   208,333.33 216,400  $              2,916,531.00  $              349,983.72  $                      -    $   833,333.33  $      (13,857.27) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $   500,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 414,100  $             1,388,891.40  $   208,333.33 331,300  $              4,166,925.75  $              500,031.09  $                 31.09  $   833,333.33  $  1,236,336.59 30%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $   250,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 207,100  $                694,613.40  $   104,166.67 51,800  $                651,514.50  $                78,181.74  $                      -    $   416,666.67  $    (813,932.23) (125%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $   250,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 263,600  $                694,322.40  $   104,166.67 210,900  $              2,083,164.75  $              249,979.77  $                      -    $   416,666.67  $     618,009.02 30%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $   100,000.00  $       24.95  $               2.994 92,800  $                277,843.20  $     41,666.67 52,000  $                583,830.00  $                70,059.60  $                      -    $   166,666.67  $       (2,346.53) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $   100,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 105,500  $                277,887.00  $     41,666.67 59,100  $                583,760.25  $                70,051.23  $                      -    $   166,666.67  $       (2,460.08) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $   100,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 105,500  $                277,887.00  $     41,666.67 60,000  $                592,650.00  $                71,118.00  $                      -    $   166,666.67  $        6,429.67 1%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     75,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 58,000  $                208,452.00  $     31,250.00 32,500  $                438,018.75  $                52,562.25  $                      -    $   125,000.00  $       (1,683.25) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     50,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 38,600  $                138,728.40  $     20,833.33 21,600  $                291,114.00  $                34,933.68  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $       (1,781.07) (1%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     50,000.00  $       24.95  $               2.994 46,400  $                138,921.60  $     20,833.33 26,000  $                291,915.00  $                35,029.80  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $       (1,173.27) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     50,000.00  $       24.95  $               2.994 46,400  $                138,921.60  $     20,833.33 27,000  $                303,142.50  $                36,377.10  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $       10,054.23 3%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     50,000.00  $       24.95  $               2.994 46,400  $                138,921.60  $     20,833.33 26,000  $                291,915.00  $                35,029.80  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $       (1,173.27) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     25,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 20,700  $                 69,427.80  $     10,416.67 11,600  $                145,899.00  $                17,507.88  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $          (612.13) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     25,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 20,700  $                 69,427.80  $     10,416.67 11,600  $                145,899.00  $                17,507.88  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $          (612.13) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 7,700  $                 27,673.80  $       4,166.67 4,300  $                  57,953.25  $                  6,954.39  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (553.88) (1%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 7,700  $                 27,673.80  $       4,166.67 4,500  $                  60,648.75  $                  7,277.85  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $        2,141.62 4%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 10,500  $                 27,657.00  $       4,166.67 5,900  $                  58,277.25  $                  6,993.27  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (213.08) (0%)
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 10,500  $                 27,657.00  $       4,166.67 6,000  $                  59,265.00  $                  7,111.80  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $           774.67 1%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 10,500  $                 27,657.00  $       4,166.67 6,100  $                  60,252.75  $                  7,230.33  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $        1,762.42 3%
Hardcover THRILLER 12%  $       5,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 5,300  $                 13,960.20  $       2,083.33 3,000  $                  29,632.50  $                  3,555.90  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $           255.63 1%
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $   100,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 291,200  $                277,804.80  $     41,666.67 163,100  $                583,490.25  $                70,018.83  $                      -    $   166,666.67  $       (2,647.88) (0%)
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $   100,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 291,200  $                277,804.80  $     41,666.67 163,100  $                583,490.25  $                70,018.83  $                      -    $   166,666.67  $       (2,647.88) (0%)
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     75,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 218,400  $                208,353.60  $     31,250.00 87,400  $                312,673.50  $                37,520.82  $                      -    $   125,000.00  $    (126,930.10) (41%)
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     75,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 218,400  $                208,353.60  $     31,250.00 174,700  $                624,989.25  $                74,998.71  $                      -    $   125,000.00  $     185,385.65 30%
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     50,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 145,600  $                138,902.40  $     20,833.33 81,600  $                291,924.00  $                35,030.88  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $       (1,145.07) (0%)
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     50,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 145,600  $                138,902.40  $     20,833.33 82,000  $                293,355.00  $                35,202.60  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $           285.93 0%
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     25,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 72,800  $                 69,451.20  $     10,416.67 29,100  $                104,105.25  $                12,492.63  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $      (42,429.28) (41%)
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     25,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 72,800  $                 69,451.20  $     10,416.67 40,800  $                145,962.00  $                17,515.44  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $          (572.53) (0%)
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     25,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 72,800  $                 69,451.20  $     10,416.67 41,000  $                146,677.50  $                17,601.30  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $           142.97 0%
PBR: Mass Market THRILLER 12%  $     25,000.00  $         7.95  $               0.954 72,800  $                 69,451.20  $     10,416.67 40,800  $                145,962.00  $                17,515.44  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $          (572.53) (0%)
PBR: Trade Paper THRILLER 12%  $     75,000.00  $       15.95  $               1.914 108,900  $                208,434.60  $     31,250.00 61,000  $                437,827.50  $                52,539.30  $                      -    $   125,000.00  $       (1,857.10) (0%)
PBR: Trade Paper THRILLER 12%  $     50,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 77,400  $                138,855.60  $     20,833.33 62,000  $                417,105.00  $                50,052.60  $                 52.60  $     83,333.33  $     124,030.13 30%
PBR: Trade Paper THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       15.95  $               1.914 14,500  $                 27,753.00  $       4,166.67 5,800  $                  41,629.50  $                  4,995.54  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $      (16,956.83) (41%)
PBR: Trade Paper THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       15.95  $               1.914 14,500  $                 27,753.00  $       4,166.67 8,100  $                  58,137.75  $                  6,976.53  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (448.58) (1%)
PBR: Trade Paper THRILLER 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 8,700  $                  58,529.25  $                  7,023.51  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (111.08) (0%)
Trade Paper Original THRILLER 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 5,400  $                  41,188.50  $                  4,942.62  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $       11,940.63 29%
Trade Paper Original THRILLER 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,800  $                  28,984.50  $                  3,478.14  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (263.37) (1%)
Trade Paper Original THRILLER 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,800  $                  28,984.50  $                  3,478.14  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (263.37) (1%)
 $3,425,000.00 5,507,200  $           14,344,768.80  $1,427,083.33 3,854,800  $            40,058,262.00  $           4,806,991.44  $      2,103,196.19  $5,708,333.33  $13,049,880.34 33%
Hardcover: JFF LITERARY FICTION 12%  $   500,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 386,400  $             1,295,985.60  $   607,493.25 96,600  $              1,214,986.50  $              145,798.38  $                      -    $   416,666.67  $ (1,605,159.02) (132%)
Hardcover: AUO LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     50,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 41,400  $                138,855.60  $     20,833.33 6,210  $                  78,106.28  $                  9,372.75  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $    (214,915.99) (275%)
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $   250,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 193,200  $                694,360.80  $   104,166.67 193,200  $              2,603,853.00  $              312,462.36  $           62,462.36  $   416,666.67  $  1,076,196.51 41%
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $   100,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 82,800  $                277,711.20  $     41,666.67 47,000  $                591,142.50  $                70,937.10  $                      -    $   166,666.67  $        5,097.97 1%
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     75,000.00  $       21.95  $               2.634 79,100  $                208,349.40  $     31,250.00 31,600  $                312,129.00  $                37,455.48  $                      -    $   125,000.00  $    (127,470.40) (41%)
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     25,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 19,300  $                 69,364.20  $     10,416.67 19,300  $                260,115.75  $                31,213.89  $            6,213.89  $     41,666.67  $     107,454.33 41%
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     25,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 20,700  $                 69,427.80  $     10,416.67 11,600  $                145,899.00  $                17,507.88  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $          (612.13) (0%)
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     25,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 20,700  $                 69,427.80  $     10,416.67 12,000  $                150,930.00  $                18,111.60  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $        4,418.87 3%
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 8,300  $                 27,838.20  $       4,166.67 4,800  $                  60,372.00  $                  7,244.64  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $        1,700.47 3%
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 8,300  $                 27,838.20  $       4,166.67 4,600  $                  57,856.50  $                  6,942.78  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (815.03) (1%)
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 8,300  $                 27,838.20  $       4,166.67 4,700  $                  59,114.25  $                  7,093.71  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $           442.72 1%
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 3,900  $                 14,016.60  $       2,083.33 1,600  $                  21,564.00  $                  2,587.68  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $       (7,869.27) (36%)
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       29.95  $               3.594 3,900  $                 14,016.60  $       2,083.33 2,200  $                  29,650.50  $                  3,558.06  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $           217.23 1%
Hardcover LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       27.95  $               3.354 4,100  $                 13,751.40  $       2,083.33 2,300  $                  28,928.25  $                  3,471.39  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (239.82) (1%)
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     50,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 77,400  $                138,855.60  $     20,833.33 43,300  $                291,300.75  $                34,956.09  $                      -    $     83,333.33  $       (1,721.52) (1%)
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     25,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 38,700  $                 69,427.80  $     10,416.67 30,960  $                208,283.40  $                24,994.01  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $       61,772.27 30%
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       15.95  $               1.914 14,500  $                 27,753.00  $       4,166.67 8,100  $                  58,137.75  $                  6,976.53  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (448.58) (1%)
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       15.95  $               1.914 14,500  $                 27,753.00  $       4,166.67 8,100  $                  58,137.75  $                  6,976.53  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (448.58) (1%)
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 6,200  $                  41,710.50  $                  5,005.26  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $      (16,929.83) (41%)
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 12,400  $                  83,421.00  $                10,010.52  $                 10.52  $     16,666.67  $       24,770.15 30%
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 8,800  $                  59,202.00  $                  7,104.24  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $           561.67 1%
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 8,700  $                  58,529.25  $                  7,023.51  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (111.08) (0%)
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 8,900  $                  59,874.75  $                  7,184.97  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $        1,234.42 2%
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 8,700  $                  58,529.25  $                  7,023.51  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (111.08) (0%)
PBR: Trade Paper LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       14.95  $               1.794 15,500  $                 27,807.00  $       4,166.67 8,700  $                  58,529.25  $                  7,023.51  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $          (111.08) (0%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     25,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 34,100  $                 69,359.40  $     10,416.67 13,600  $                103,734.00  $                12,448.08  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $      (42,708.73) (41%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     25,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 34,100  $                 69,359.40  $     10,416.67 19,100  $                145,685.25  $                17,482.23  $                      -    $     41,666.67  $          (757.48) (1%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 13,700  $                 27,865.80  $       4,166.67 10,900  $                  83,139.75  $                  9,976.77  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $       24,440.62 29%
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $     10,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 13,700  $                 27,865.80  $       4,166.67 7,800  $                  59,494.50  $                  7,139.34  $                      -    $     16,666.67  $           795.37 1%
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,900  $                  29,747.25  $                  3,569.67  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $           499.38 2%
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,800  $                  28,984.50  $                  3,478.14  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (263.37) (1%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 1,700  $                  12,966.75  $                  1,556.01  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $      (16,281.12) (126%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,800  $                  28,984.50  $                  3,478.14  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (263.37) (1%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,900  $                  29,747.25  $                  3,569.67  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $           499.38 2%
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,800  $                  28,984.50  $                  3,478.14  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (263.37) (1%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,800  $                  28,984.50  $                  3,478.14  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (263.37) (1%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 4,000  $                  30,510.00  $                  3,661.20  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $        1,262.13 4%
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,900  $                  29,747.25  $                  3,569.67  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $           499.38 2%
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,800  $                  28,984.50  $                  3,478.14  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $          (263.37) (1%)
Trade Paper Original LITERARY FICTION 12%  $       5,000.00  $       16.95  $               2.034 6,800  $                 13,831.20  $       2,083.33 3,900  $                  29,747.25  $                  3,569.67  $                      -    $       8,333.33  $           499.38 2%
 $1,385,000.00 1,304,400  $             3,753,813.60  $   976,243.25 682,270  $              7,349,744.93  $              881,969.39  $           68,686.77  $1,891,666.67  $    (725,665.36) (10%)
THRILLER    $3,425,000.00     5,507,200  $           14,344,768.80  $1,427,083.33 3,854,800  $            40,058,262.00  $           4,806,991.44  $      2,103,196.19  $5,708,333.33  $13,049,880.34 33%
LITERARY FICTION    $1,385,000.00     1,304,400  $             3,753,813.60  $   976,243.25 682,270  $              7,349,744.93  $              881,969.39  $           68,686.77  $1,891,666.67  $    (725,665.36) (10%)
 $4,810,000.00 6,811,600  $           18,098,582.40  $2,403,326.58 4,537,070  $            47,408,006.93  $           5,688,960.83  $      2,171,882.96  $7,600,000.00  $12,324,214.98 26%
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