By Kate Gavino

While you were looking for loose change in your couch cushions, the Fifty Shades author was busy raking in a cool $1 Million.

Perhaps you should become a justice-seeking vigilante in your spare time to gain a similar amount of fame.

Just don't give up on the book business too soon. Even the tastemakers over at Pitchfork are dipping their toes in.

You'll be in good kompany, konsidering the youngest Kardashian sisters are also taking up the pen.

While you're at it, make sure to throw the English readers a bone -- apparently they're the worst served in the Western world.

Maybe these upcoming European books will shed some light on the situation.

Though the short story business could use more support, considering that their awards are dropping like flies.

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