The anatomy of a best seller

editing_and_proofreading_blog_950Even though we all know that success can’t be reduced to a formula, it is interesting to see some of the trends found in successful books.

Although I’m reminded by a statistics book I’m working on at the moment, just because there is a correlation between two factors doesn’t mean there is a direct link between them. They may be linked through one or more other factors. And you can’t always be sure which factor is the cause and which the effect.

So, remembering to take it with a pinch of salt, here is an infographic about the anatomy of a best seller.

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About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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