Bestselling Books: Cracking the Code

What makes a book a bestseller? It’s a question that’s captivated us as readers and as writers. In this episode, Eve and Julie talk to three experts who might have cracked the code: Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, author of the New York Times bestseller Bittersweet; Matthew Jockers, co-author of The Bestseller Code and co-founder of Authors A.I.; and Dan Blank, founder of WeGrowMedia.






Bittersweet


*NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*

*NEW YORK POST’S “SUMMER’S HOTTEST FICTION” PICK*

*NEW YORK DAILY NEWS’ “BOOKS OF SUMMER” PICK*


The Bestseller Code


'If you're someone who dreams of penning a bestseller, read this book' The Week



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Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Dan Blank

Matthew Jockers

Bittersweet, by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Set Me Free, by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

June, by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

The Effects of Light, by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

WeGrowMedia

Be The Gateway: A Practical Guide to Sharing Your Creative Work and Engaging An Audience, by Dan Blank

Miranda’s Bittersweet Blog

The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Block-Buster Novel, by Matthew Jockers and Jodie Archer

Authors A.I.

The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown

Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James

Game of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin

Eve Yohalem

Julie Sternberg

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