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Christopher Fowler
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My old pal Joanne Harris is in the press again, this time for revealing what she was paid for the rights to have her excellent novel 'Chocolat' made into a mediocre film - £5,000 apparently. I have never been paid a figure remotely as high as that for the rights to anything. The standard fee for a new short story still hovers between £50 - £100, static after two decades. To put that in perspective…
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