014 – Are Best-Selling Authors Gaming the System?

by | Jan 30, 2024 | Podcast

It seems like “best-selling” authors are everywhere. As with anything else, of course, some are lying about their accomplishments. But some are very genuine.

In this episode of Creativity Excitement Emotion, David delves into the world of best-selling authors and whether they’re all gaming the system.

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Highlights:

00:17 – Skepticism regarding best-selling authors
00:33 – Gaming the system
02:30 – The facts
02:57 – A great book
04:36 – Access to a significant following
06:27 – Access to resources
07:15 – You can’t achieve best-seller status without at least one advantage
08:04 – David’s experience
08:23 – Is your skepticism warranted?
09:41 – Seasons in business
11:39 – Different motivations for becoming a best-selling author
13:33 – Crabs in a bucket

Transcript:

Coming soon.