How to Write a Series
A Guide to Series Types and Structure plus Troubleshooting Tips and Marketing Tactics
Struggling to structure your book series?
Learn how to make a series work for you: increase reader engagement and take advantage of the built-in marketing potential a series gives you.
Are you unsure which series structure is best for you? Or are you several books into a series, but you’re stuck? Do you want to expand your literary universe but aren’t sure how to do it? Perhaps you have a series languishing in your backlist, and you need ideas on how to market it.
Get the knowledge you need to make smart decisions about your series with How to Write a Series.
Table of Contents:
Why Write a Series?
Types of Series
- Multi-protagonist Series
- Single Protagonist Series
- Protagonist with a Flat Arc
- Protagonist with a Robust Arc
Crafting Your Series
- Character Arcs and Subplots
- Series Patterns
- Cliffhangers and Read-through Hooks
- Ending a Series
- Connecting Series: Spinoffs and Literary Universes
- Batch Writing
Serious Series Overwhelm
Unlock the power of a series in your author career with How To Write a Series.