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10 writers who turned books into empires

There is dough in the printed word.

For these novelists it was not enough to just write bestsellers—their books and names became huge brands.Here’s how they turned their craft into big-time businesses.J.K. RowlingKnown for: Conceiving the wizardly world of Harry Potter, making her one of the world’s richest authorNet worth: $1 billionBusinesses: Rowling sold ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | July 17, 2016 01:00:00