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The Bestselling Formula

On July 10, 2015

Want to know how to write a bestseller? We have good news. Waterstones has discovered the winning formula.

Here are a few tips:
1. It needs to be a thriller
2. The lead character should be male. Preferably a detective or a lawyer
3. The most popular location setting is America
4. You need to have published 13 previous books and won 4 awards before you hit the bestseller list
5. Your book should definitely be fiction

Time to get started.

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