Inside the Bestsellers by Jerrold R. Jenkins



Inside the Bestsellers is for all of you who have dreamed of writing a best-seller. It's about ordinary people who overcame rejection and persisted with their vision to ultimately become a best-selling author. Full of human drama and rags-to-riches stories, Inside the Bestsellers also reveals how the business of publishing has changed forever.

 You will discover ....

How James Redfield hawked copies of his self-published Celestine Prophecy out of the trunk of his Honda to eventually cell the rights to Warner for $800,000

How the Chicken Soup of the Soul authors went from attracting six people at their first book signing to promoting their book to the top of The New York Times best-seller list

How letters of wisdom written by a father to his college-bound son were published by a small publisher, as Life's Little Instruction Book, who then sold seven million copies

How Richard Paul Evans went from self-published regional bestseller to national best-seller and signed a $4.2 million dollar contract with Simon & Schuster for The Christmas Box

 Product Detail:

  • Hardback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Rhodes & Easton; 1 edition (August 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0964940116
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-9649401-1-6
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 1 inches


This is a delightful and encouraging book. The stories prove that making it to the top of the charts has little to do with luck and a lot to do with tenacity, determination and work. Jenkins and Link reveal the stories behind the headlines of 18 best-selling books. (And 80% of these best-selling books were originally self-published.) This book will edify and delight every author, publisher, book promoter and bookseller."
Dan Poynter - Founder of Para Publishing, industry guru, Author, Speaker and Publisher


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A collection of 18 behind-the-scene stories of bestselling authors. Today you will recognize many of their names as they reveal their stories. But yesterday, their names were no more known than those of your neighbor or co-worker. Like millions of other people, the authors in "Inside the Bestsellers" shared a nearly universal aspiration .... to become a best-selling author.
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