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How to Write a Series

A Guide to Series Types and Structure plus Troubleshooting Tips and Marketing Tactics

Genre Fiction How To


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
  • Troubleshooting


Serious Series Overwhelm

Unlock the power of a series in your author career with How To Write a Series. 


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Genre Fiction How To Series

How to Write a Series
How to Write a Series
Sara Rosett

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