I would like to welcome Expert Editor to NAG today. They wanted to share an awesome infographic and some thoughts about what seems to be the anatomy of many bestsellers even though it is nearly impossible to do! Anyway, enjoy!
Anyone brave enough to write a book hopes that it goes on to become a bestseller. But what does a book need to have to achieve this?
While there is no magic formula, the folks over at The Expert Editor have crunched the numbers and created an infographic on all the common factors shared best selling books.
You may be surprised to know that the average length of a bestseller is 375 pages and books with a female protagonist are more likely to be successful. Also, while romance books are clearly the most popular genre today in terms of total sales, more people have read a crime/thriller book over the last year than any other genre.
These are just a few of the fascinating insights to be gleaned from the infographic below.