Is there a science or a structure to writing a prize-winning book? Any proven formula, ideal number of characters and pages, first person vs third person writing, etc., etc.? No, of course there isn’t! The journey of an author is uniquely his or hers – from story idea to flesh-n-blood characters to months of laborious writing!
Yet, strangely, there is a pattern, as discovered by Good Reads, who did extensive research of prizewinning fiction from 2000-2017, and 40,000 active readers, both men and women. This infographic presents the surprising highlights from the research – read on, curious reader!
Anatomy of a Prize Winner:
Infographic by – Goodreads