The recipe for writing a bestseller (infographic)

The recipe for writing a bestseller - infographic

This is one of the most beautiful examples of data visualization we’ve ever seen – and it actually gives a very useful advice for every aspiring author. What’s the best recipe to make your novel a bestseller? Kill off your characters.

The infographic was developed by Joanna Kamradt and Christian Tate for the literary magazine Delayed Gratification. It analyses 13 novels that won the prestigious Man Booker Prize in 2011. All 13 titles cannot live without death – check the black end of the chart.

Via Visual News.