The Secret to Becoming a Best Selling Novelist

By | November 28, 2017

Because you’ve clicked on the link to read this article, you have expressed, at least to yourself, a desire to write a novel. A novel that will be published, a novel that will be read, a novel that will be enjoyed. As you sit there, and imagine all the fascinating novels you’ve read before, think of two or three authors that you really like. As you are thinking of those authors now, as you read this, ask yourself one question:

What is it that they have, that I don’t have?

Is it God given talent? A well regarded education? Some magical breaks that only “others” get?

Nonsense. Grisham ain’t got nothing on you.

They have nothing that you don’t already have. You have creativity. You talent. You have passion. You wouldn’t have the desire to write a novel if you didn’t already have the talent to do so. Have you ever had a strong desire to run up to the roof of a tall building, jump off, and fly? Of course not. That is because you can’t fly. That is how the brain is designed. You cannot have a desire to do something, unless you are capable of doing it. Because you scanned the Internet, maybe looking for ideas on how to write, or become a writer, or become published, or improve your writing skills, you have the desire. A desire that is a starting point to all success. A desire that is the seed the will become the mighty oak.

So what do you do now? You write. Every day. Read as many novels as you can, and soak them up like a sponge soaks up water. Your favorite place should be the public library. Humans learn best by modeling those that are better than us. When you were young, you copied how to walk from older people. When you were in school, you copied how to read and write from your teachers.

So it is with writing. Read your favorite authors again and again. Learn from them. Improve on them. It’s not secret that many current best selling authors got their start by reading a novel and thinking to themselves:

“I can do that. I can do better than that!” And they did, and so can you.

Because you can naturally think of at least one way to apply your insights from this, you will likely enjoy George Hutton’s widely read Zapotec. Many people like you are starting to discover that Zapotec may be one of the best novels to come out in a long time. Of course you don’t have to decide now if you want to read this book or not, you can simply learn more and find out what others are saying when you visit

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