Do you write standalone books but fancy writing a series? It may be easier than you think to make the transition. Read Kate Frost’s case study of how she almost inadvertently became a successful series writer and why she’s glad she did.
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Ever thought of creating an official reading guide in the form of a self-published book catalog to help readers discover your complete works? Thriller writer Rachel Amphlett explains why and how, drawing on her own elegant case study.
If you write books in a series, are you making the most of sales opportunities by listing them correctly on Amazon? A startling number of authors miss this trick – don’t be one of them! Simple instructions in this post by series author Debbie Young.
Sometimes, despite your best-laid plans to write and self-publish series of novels, an out-of-sequence idea leaps out of nowhere demanding to be written – whether a prequel or a volume that fits in between your already carefully numbered set of books. US author Pamela Eglinski describes how that happened to her, and how she […]
American self-published fantasy novelist Samantha Warren draws our attention to the growing market and potential success of serial fiction, drawing on her own experience as the author of a best-selling ten-part sequence of novellas about vampires. The Penny Dreadful Gets a New Skin Ce-re-al [seer-ee-uh l]: any plant of the gra… Se-ri-al [seer-ee-uh l]: anything […]
First and foremost, there aren’t any hard and fast secrets to a successful series, there are only ideas that, through hard work and passion, can be plausible avenues to propel your private manifesto into a story that is wildly embraced by readers the world over, or in the least hopefully your mother will like it. […]