What makes a bestseller? How publishers wish they knew. Below, you’ll find six reasons why a writer should never give up. But you’ll have to break the code first! The code is the same for each cryptogram.
Hint: Look for repeated letters, E, T, A, O, N, R, and I are the most often used letters. A single letter is usually A or I; OF, IS, and IT are common 2 letter words; THE & AND are common 3 letter words.
1. XZXFJX UJBOWFOS’W GOBWF TVVR, FJS PEWFSBOVMW XGGXOB XF WFENSW, DJOUJ OKFBVHMUSH JSB TSNZOXK HSFSUFOYS JSBUMNS LVOBVF, DXW BSQSUFSH TE FJS GOBWF WOC LMTNOWJSBW WJS WMTPOFFSH OF FV.
2. QVJK ZBOWJXP’W GOBWF KVYSN, X FOPS FV RONN, DXW BSQSUFSH TE FDSKFE-SOZJF LMTNOWJSBW.
3. BVTSBF D. LOBWOZ’W ISK XKH FJS XBF VG PVFVBUEUNS PXOKFSKXKUS DXW BSQSUFSH—VMUJ!—VKS JMKHBSH XKH FDSKFE-VKS FOPSW TSGVBS OF TSUXPS X TSWFWSNNSB GVB PVBBVD OK KOKSFSSK WSYSKFE-GVMB.
4. XEK BXKH’W FJS GVMKFXOKJSXH DXW BSQSUFSH TE FJS GOBWF FDSNYS LMTNOWJSBW WJS XLLBVXUJSH.
5. Q. R. BVDNOKZ’W GOBWF TVVR, JXBBE LVFFSB XKH FJS LJONVWVLJSB’W WFVKS, DXW FMBKSH HVDK TE KOKS LMT-NOWJSBW, OKUNMHOKZ JXBLSB-UVNNOKW XKH LSKZMOK, TSGVBS TNVVPWTMBE WOZKSH OF ML.
6. HB. WSMWW’W GOBWF UJONHBSK’W TVVR, XKH FV FJOKR FJXF O WXD OF VK PMNTSBBE WFBSSF, DXW BSQSUFSH TE FDSKFE-WOC LMTNOWJSBW TSGVBS OF DXW LMTNOWJSH OK KOKSFSSK FJOBFE-WSYSK.
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