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A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Bestselling Novel from Scratch! Explained by a UK Book Editor

How to Write a Bestselling Novel

Professional book editor reveals all the secrets to writing a bestselling novel from scratch!

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Attracting a literary agent or being noticed in a sea of indie authors isn't as easy as it used to be. Gone are the days when only a few famous people wrote books. Now, everyone's doing it and every writer craves the same attention.

And if YOU want to crack the code to writing a bestselling novel, you need to get EVERYTHING right!

But that's where a lot of aspiring authors fail, and you don't want to be one of them, do you?

If the answer is 'no', this is where I can help you... because what you need right now is a boost to help you get there!

✅ A boost that helps you to become the best writer you can be.

✅ A boost that makes you attract your dream literary agent AND land a life-changing book deal

✅ A boost that encourages people to buy your well-written novel

✅ A boost that makes people leave positive reviews so you can become as successful as the big authors!

So, what do most writers do?

You know how it is - they rush their book and skip every step designed to help them become a great author...

...and they go and self-publish on Kindle Direct Publishing. They price their novel at £0.99 and they wonder why no one buys their book.

They spend hours, weeks, even years trying to get someone to buy their pride and joy, because at this point, any reader is better than no readers, right?

Do you worry about falling into the same trap?

Let's face it, we all admire the famous authors who earn millions a year on one book alone *cough* Rowling *cough* King...but no matter how hard we try to perfect our manuscripts before querying agents or self-publishing, that little voice in our head tells us we'll never experience even a quarter of their success.

You worry you'll fail at the one thing you love.

During the two years running Stand Corrected Editing, (plus the three years studying at university and taking CIEP courses), I have uncovered the secret to what truly makes an author successful, whether they're represented by a literary agent or they self-publish.

Don't get me wrong, there are countless factors and specifics that increase an author's success rate, but these are the three basic things you need:

  1. An interesting idea and plot.

  2. Great writing skills.

  3. A solid marketing plan.

This is the foundation of a successful writing career, and without it, you won't have an audience and your bank account will remain empty.

Having great writing skills may sound like a given, but if I'm being honest, a lot of writers think their writing skills are better than they actually are.

And I've edited enough manuscripts now to know which authors actually stand a chance in the publishing world, and which ones may sadly fall behind.

Sometimes, no amount of editing can save their writing, especially if they're unwilling to learn how to improve, but if they actually took the time to LEARN how to write a decent novel, they might just stand a chance.

Don't let this be you!

But you're busier than ever these days, so how do you find the time to write a novel that's good enough to get a literary agent or tons of indie sales?

It can be really overwhelming, right?

Most of us aren't born knowing exactly how to write a bestselling novel.

I bet you didn't start your novel just to sit and stare at a blank page...hoping the words will just magically appear.

So, where do we even start?!

Well, you'll be RELIEVED to know that I have the perfect gift for you!! 🥳

I've created a 115-page eBook full of EXCLUSIVE novel writing advice, tips, techniques, and strategies that will help you to get a literary agent or become a successful indie author!

I know, I know, you've probably got a pile of unread creative writing books in the corner of your living room, but THIS eBook promises amazing results with no-fluff advice.

Imagine knowing exactly how to write a bestselling novel that gets full manuscript requests, representation from literary agents, unlimited book sales, and countless positive reviews! ✅😄

No more shit novels.

No more rejections from literary agents.

No more bad book reviews.

✅ Imagine having all the novel writing advice, techniques, and strategies you need to write a bestselling novel that attracts your DREAM literary agent and readers.

✅ Imagine having an expert guiding you through the novel writing process rather than taking YEARS to figure everything out yourself.

✅ Imagine literary agents emailing you to request your ENTIRE manuscript.


Get access to all the novel writing advice you need for your ENTIRE journey from an unknown writer to a published author.

What You Will Learn in this Book:

Chapter 1: Understanding Your Genre Chapter 2: Structure and Outline

  • Understanding the Three-Act Structure

  • How to Write a Simple but Effective Outline for Your Novel

Chapter 3: POV and Narrative Tense

  • Choosing the Best Point of View for Your Story

  • Narrative Tense: Past vs Present

Chapter 4: Character Creation and Development

  • The Perfect Protagonist

  • Memorable Side Characters

  • Vicious Villains

Chapter 5: Fiction Writing Essentials

  • Crafting Your First Chapter

  • Writing Believable Dialogue

  • Writing Mind-Blowing Cliffhangers

  • Writing Story-Enhancing Subplots

  • How to Write the Inciting Incident

  • Writing an Explosive Climax

Chapter 6: How to Show Like a Pro (Shh! Never Tell!) Chapter 7: Creative Writing Necessities

  • New Lines, Paragraphs & Scene Breaks

  • The Passive vs Active Voice

  • How to Avoid Repetition

  • How to Avoid Lengthy Sentences

  • How to Keep Your Writing Consistent

Chapter 8: Finishing Your Novel

  • How to Beat Writer’s Block

  • Staying Motivated as a Writer

  • Finishing a Book Even with a Full-Time Job

With this eBook, you will:

✅ Significantly improve your novel writing skills and craft.

✅ Unlock the secrets to writing a bestselling novel.

✅ Stand a higher chance of attracting a literary agent.

✅ Stand out in the crowded sea of indie authors who all want to be heard.

✅ Eliminate unnecessary bad reviews on your books.

✅ Earn more royalties each month.

Spend less time with better results; just follow the advice, techniques and strategies all mapped out for you in this eBook!! Click here to get instant access right now!

See you there!

Chelsea x



Hey! I'm Chelsea and I'm a professional book editor at Stand Corrected Editing, my editorial business in the UK. If you need professional book editing services and are currently looking for a manuscript editor, please get in touch and we can get started today!

With my book editing and proofreading services, I hope to spread my knowledge and expertise on how to make your novel a success, and be a mentor to others who desperately want to pursue a fruitful career as an author!


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