[Reading] ➸ The Bestseller Code By Jodie Archer – Marjoriejane.co.uk

The Bestseller Code txt The Bestseller Code , text ebook The Bestseller Code , adobe reader The Bestseller Code , chapter 2 The Bestseller Code , The Bestseller Code 0c621f Ask Most People About Massive Success In The World Of Fiction, And You Ll Typically Hear That It S A Game Of Hazy Crystals Balls The Sales Figures Of E L James Or Dan Brown Seem To Be Freakish Random Occurrences In An Unknowable Market So Often We Hear That Nothing But Hype Explains Their Success, But What If There Were An Algorithm That Could Reveal A Secret DNA Of Bestsellers, Regardless Of Their Genre What If It Knew, Just From Analyzing The Words Alone, Not Just Why Genre Writers Like John Grisham And Danielle Steel Belong On The Lists, But Also That Authors Such As Junot Diaz, Jodi Picoult, And Donna Tartt Had Tell Tale Signs Of Success All Over Their Pages Thanks To Jodie Archer And Matthew Jockers, The Algorithm Exists, The Code Has Been Cracked, And The Results Bring Fresh New Insights Into How Fiction Works And Why We Read The Bestseller Code Offers A New Theory For Why Fifty Shades Of Grey Sold So Well It Sheds Light On The Current Craze For Dark Heroines It Reveals Which Themes Tend To Sell Best And All With Fascinating Supporting Data Taken From A Five Year Study Of 20,000 Novels Then There Is The Hunt For The One The Paradigmatic Example Of Bestselling Writing According To A Computer S Analysis Of Thousands Of Points Of Data The Result Is Surprising, A Bit Ironic, And Delightfully Unorthodox.


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10 thoughts on “The Bestseller Code

  1. says:

    I honestly thought I would enjoy this bookthan I did Part of the problem might have been the not so secret snobbishness I have when it comes to bestselling novels There s a little voice in my head that tells me that if a book appeals to the masses, it s probably not going to do much for me And, in most cases, that s true I don t very often read titles that make the lists, and when I do, it s usually by accident, or if the book has been chosen by my book club I ve never read anything b I honestly thought I would enjoy this bookthan I did Part of the problem might have been the not so secret snobbishness I have when it comes to bestselling novels There s a little voice in my head that tells me that if a book appeals to the masses, it s probably not going to do much for me And, in most cases, that s true I don t very often read titles that make the lists, and when I do, it s usually by accident, or if the book has been chosen by my book club I ve never read anything by Dan Brown, Jodi Picoult, or Jame...


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    Using a computer algorithm, the authors of this book as the question of whether you can predict whether a novel will be a bestseller or not Jodie Archer is a former publisher and consultant, while Matthew Jockers is the co founder of Stanford University s famed Library Lab In this work they claim they can discover a bestseller and analyse 20.000 novels to demonstrate this.Subtitled, Anatomy of ...


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    This book ended up being evenamazing than I expected.The authors are both literary publishing experts and have worked on machine learning for years They fed 5,000 books, published over the past 30 years, to their computer programs 500 of those were NY Times bestsellers and the rest weren t They had programs that analyzed, for each book, the themes and topics, ups and downs of the plot, characters and the style They had an in sample 10% of bestsellers and 10% of non bestsellers th...


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    The title of this book has it all for meit s the reason I picked it up in the first place The idea that blockbuster novels all share some elemental DNA in common is at once exciting and dangerous.I found that the authors of this book set out to prove their algorithm without giving away too many of the intricate details likely proprietary information and for the most part made their case in a concise and believable manner.For the most part.I honestly would ve liked to have seenactual The title of this book has it all for meit s the reason I picked it up in the first place The idea that blockbuster novels all share some elemental DNA in common is at once exciting and dangerous.I found that the authors of this book set out to prove their algorithm without giving away too many of the intricate details likely proprietary information and for the most part made their case in a concise and believable manner.For the most part.I honestly would ve liked to have seenactual numbers produced from their research contained within the pages of this book For budding novelists out there let me spare you the time this book will not deliver that one crucial element or secret to you that will make you a bestseller It will get you looking at the number of times you use the word the and how often you use pronouns or Mr King s dreaded ly words It will tell you how bestselling authors writeor it will try to tell you.At the end of the day the machine can data mine thousands of best selle...


  5. says:

    Very interesting if a bit heavy on the math If I hit the NYTimes bestsellers list I ll come back and give it the 5th star.


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    Recommending a book is not like recommending a health tip or a stock Recommending a book can be like trying to navigate the unspoken rules and faux pas of a Jane Austen ballroom The book world comes with considerable baggage Who can explain what makes for a best selling book What techniques do best selling authors employ that makes their works so desirable compared with the majority of authors who struggle for readership Do those who write literary classics differ so much from those who apRecommending a book is not like recommending a health tip or a stock Recommending a book can be like trying to navigate the unspoken rules and faux pas of a Jane Austen ballroom The book world comes with considerable baggage Who can explain what makes for a best selling book What techniques do best selling authors employ that makes their works so desirable compared with the majority of authors who struggle for readership Do those who write literary classics differ so much from those who appeal to the mass market All this andis covered in this fascinating look at big data and the New York Times best seller list There are actually two fascinating parts to the book The first part covers the actual results of the study that is, what makes for a best seller Second and equally interesting is how the big data on books are collected and int...


  7. says:

    There s an observation that sometimes goes around about how you only need to read the fourth chapter of any given business book The first is an introduction, the second is about how everything you thought you knew about the subject was wrong, the third is the miraculous tale of how the authors came up with this new secret answer, and the fourth is the actual content After that it goes into testimonial style case studies and other rather dull stuff So, the fourt...


  8. says:

    I remember reading The Da Vinci Code along with everyone else and finding the chapter ending cliffhangers so obvious and annoying, yet I couldn t put it down There is something to be said for the page turner, and for writers seeking guidance on how to make their bookspalatable to readers, there is much to glean here The ideas, the insights, and the passion still must come from the writer That can t be computer generated not yet anyway , but writers would be wise to keep in mind wha I remember reading The Da Vinci Code along with everyone else and finding the chapter ending cliffhangers so obvious and annoying, yet I couldn t put it down There is something to be said for the page turner, and for writers seeking guidance on how to make their bookspalatable to readers, there is much to glean here The idea...


  9. says:

    I found this book fascinating reading The authors wrote a computer programme which could read and analyse books and this is the result They wanted to see if a computer could predict which books would be best sellers and which wouldn t, A lot of the time it got things right but with some books it was completely wrong stating that a book was unlikely to be a best seller when it was actually a blockbuster I thought it was interesting that a computer could tell whether it was a man or a woman w I found this book fascinating reading The authors wrote a computer programme which could read and analyse books and this is the result They wanted to see if a computer could predict which books would be best sellers and which wouldn ...


  10. says:

    Did they get high and write this Jesus This could ve been so much better They had all of this great data and then just dragged the fuck out of every chapter.and when the actual date was presented.it was fast and i...


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