Want to write a bestselling book? Good writing, intriguing characters, and an engrossing plot won't necessarily cut it. You'll also have to navigate the complicated world of publishing, as AdWeek points out. Even more importantly, you'll have to figure out in advance if you're working on a story that people will actually want to read and buy.

To gain insight into readers' preferences and purchasing habits, Expert Editor UK, an English editing and proofreading agency, crunched the numbers and created the infographic below. Read it to learn which genres sell and other important factors that might make or break your book's success.

[h/t AdWeek]

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