That Mysterious New York Times Best Seller List

I know. All of you want to write a New York Times best seller. I do, too. I so do. You’re writing and editing and hoping. Tears, sweat, maybe some blood. Too much coffee, now and then too much tequila. So what makes a book hit The List? Ask this question to a thousand people and you could get a thousand different answers. But as I was laying down tonight, feeling like a sick slug (I do have a cold – whine, whine) I thought about this. Here are a few elements that I think throw books onto the best … Continue reading That Mysterious New York Times Best Seller List