Finishing writing a book and expecting it to become a bestseller right away is no less than a miracle. Although one can always work towards making it a bestseller. The chances of a book becoming extremely popular rise exponentially if a book has the right qualities that will appeal to the target readers. It is all up to the storyteller how well the readers stay engaged and curious about the whole book. One cannot mechanically write the most engaging stories for creative juices take their time to flow organically. Here is a list of things to keep in mind when writing a book that should have all the qualities of going a long way.
NURTURE A CLEAR IDEA.
A clear idea is half the job done in your quest for an out-of-this-world publication. A different clear idea about the basis of the story of any publication is what will set it apart from every other book of that genre. A different, clear idea is like a strong foundation that would definitely materialize into concrete writing. An out-of-the-box idea serves the purpose of fulfilling a major requirement of a best seller.
SIMPLICITY IS THE BEST POLICY.
Be as simple and concise as possible with the writing. Putting the thoughts into a clear perspective needs a clear vision and a creative mind. Twisting and turning simple ideas to make them look more sophisticated or different is only going to complicate your concept. The more easily it is understood, the more likable and acceptable your publication will be. Readers try to identify with books that they find easily relatable and understandable.
HIRE AN EXPERT EDITOR.
Never underestimate the power of good editing. Expert editors can turn around a shoddy work in no time, with their expertise and experience. Hire someone who is good in their work and understands your genre well. Editing out the unnecessary parts and making your writing more consistent is what a good editor does. A good editing session does not just ensure a thorough grammar check but also a thorough in depth analysis of the content. An expert editor ensures quality control of the final product. No book has ever become a bestseller with shoddy, bad quality content. The editors see to it that the writers follow the right technique without compromising on quality.
TOO MUCH RESEARCH NEVER HURTS ANYONE.
A badly researched publication will definitely dip the sales of your product in the sense that a badly researched product will not get good word of mouth and will completely destroy its potential of becoming a bestseller product. If the writer is planning to publish in a particular region, writing without any research will spell doom for the book. For example, the best-selling books about Australia ought to have a clear and correct knowledge about the region. Good research ensures that the writer gets apt and authentic information about the region.
MARKET IT WELL.
No product would reach its true potential without a well-thought-out marketing strategy. In a world of cut throat competition where everyone wants to be the best, no stone should be left unturned in making a product a success. Professional marketers should be hired to devise a plan for successfully pushing the product onto the top scene.
Very rarely do books become overnight bestsellers organically. It has to be a perfect combination of the efforts of writers, editors and publishers and their right strategies. Masterpieces take their time to happen but the right efforts in the right direction do make them happen.