If you want to be a best-selling novelist, emulate Dan Brown.
He admits that “I throw out about 10 pages for every one that I keep.” I’m not surprised…why not the tenth page too?
If you’re unfamiliar with Brown’s writing style, have a look at this review of his latest book Origin.
His success proves my theory that books are like food. More people eat junk food than eat healthily. Dan Brown’s writing is the equivalent of junk food, hence his popularity.