Quick Answer: How Do You Write A Best Selling Novel?

Here are five tips to set your book up for success so that it has a chance of becoming a bestseller.

  • Start with a big idea. Bestsellers are built on a big idea.
  • Write with the audience in mind. Bestsellers are sticky.
  • Edit for clarity, not perfection.
  • Package your book to spread.
  • Never stop launching.

How do you write a bestselling book?

7 Steps To A Bestseller

  1. Step 1: Write a good book.
  2. Step 2: Make a great first impression.
  3. Step 3: Do you bestseller campaign with your Kindle book, not your print book.
  4. Step 4: Pick the right categories.
  5. Step 5: Make people understand how fantastic your book is.
  6. Step 6: Write guest article and blogs.
  7. Step 7: Lead with value.

How much does a best selling novel make?

Given the royalties of a standard contract, an author selling 20,000 books priced at $25 would earn $65,625 the first week on the “New York Times” best-seller list. This is not quite the millions superstar authors bank, but if the book continues to sell, these earnings add up to an impressive income.

How much do bestselling authors make per book?

Average Novelist Salary

With a 10 percent royalty, an author who writes a book that costs $10 and sells 20,000 copies makes $20,000. In reality, most books sell fewer than 5,000 copies.

According to Statistica, the most popular genre in the U.S. is Mystery/Thriller/Crime books.