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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I am a freelance editor and proofreader. I work with a wide range of clients, from companies to self publishing authors. I can help you to communicate clearly in print or on line by providing a fresh pair of eyes, carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas to improve the flow of your message.
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