In the spirit of today’s forum discussion, check out this most illuminating article from the New York Times earlier this week. The great mystery of what sells books, why some, despite all the right publicity noises fall in hole, and others, debut efforts by unknowns, rise from obscurity to the annals of best seller lists!

The Greatest Mystery: Making a bestseller.

For further discussion join in our AWM Online forum today at 12pm with US independent publisher Gavin Grant from Small Beer Press.


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