Jump to content

Welcome to Christian Writers!

We are a friendly community built around Christian writing, publishing, reading and fellowship. Register or sign in today to join in the fun!
Johne

Building A Bestseller.

Recommended Posts

Posted (edited)

An interesting read.

 

Quote

"They got the first hint of just how big the book could be when rave blurbs came back from bestselling authors Lee Child, David Baldacci, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, A.J. Finn, and Blake Crouch." 

 

Yikes, if one of my books received rave blurbs from all of these authors, then I'd probably have a best-seller without the support of a major publisher like Macmillan Publishing.

 

But on the other hand, it took the pull of Macmillan Publishing to assemble the blurbs from these authors to begin with.

 

Quote

"Looking at what worked with the marketing plan for The Silent Patient, we recommend the following:"

 

Actually, I  pulled only one strategy out of this article. Write a stellar novel and score a generous publishing deal through a major publisher. They will handle the rest. There's little chance that a small-time publisher (or independent author) could realistically replicate this level of success.

 

Edited by Accord64
  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, I do think that no matter how much advertising or publicity you do, it still has to be a good book in the first place.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.