Story Development and Execution Part 13: Planning a Series

Story Empire

Ciao, SEers. Today is my final post of the year, and it’s the final post of this series. We’re going to talk about planning a series, either from the beginning or by turning a standalone into one. I discussed types of series before. You can read that post here. This post is about how to do it.

Before you consider subsequent books in a series (either before or after the first book is written), you need to be certain there’s more story to tell. Just because your fans want more or you’re not ready to say goodbye to those characters does not mean you should write a series. Subsequent books should only be written if there’s more to say.

If you decide to write a series, go all in. There’s no concept that’s too big, even for a beginner. That said, it will be harder for a beginner…

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