What factors determine a success of a book? (infographic)

Anyone who’s involved in a process of creating a book, not only its author, hopes that the book will become a bestseller.

Expert Editor, The UK’s leading editing and proofreading platform, has created an infographic that describes the anatomy of a successful publication.

Their team has gathered and analyzed information about content, genre, and market. You’ll also find here a comparison between self-publishing and traditional publishing.

In an introduction to the infographic we read.

We found common threads in relation to the length of the book, the identity of the chief protagonist, and how writing styles have evolved. In addition, 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.

The anatomy of a best-selling book #infographic

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