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Writing the Fiction Series: The Complete Guide for Novels and Novellas

Writing the Fiction Series: The Complete Guide for Novels and Novellas

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by Karen S. Wiesner
     
 

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The definitive guide to crafting a series!

From the Hunger Games Trilogy to the Jack Reacher series, from Harry Potter to Harry Dresden, there's no denying that writers--and readers--have caught series fever. But if you're contemplating writing a series, there are plenty of considerations you'll need to make first. Writing the Fiction Series is the

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The definitive guide to crafting a series!

From the Hunger Games Trilogy to the Jack Reacher series, from Harry Potter to Harry Dresden, there's no denying that writers--and readers--have caught series fever. But if you're contemplating writing a series, there are plenty of considerations you'll need to make first. Writing the Fiction Series is the complete guide to ensuring your series stays hot after the first, fourth, or even fifteenth book.

Inside, you'll learn how to:

  • Write a series that captures the hearts of readers and stands out in a sea of competition.
  • Find the focus of your series, develop your idea, and plan ahead.
  • Hone in on the two most important aspects of series writing: characters and consistency.
  • Utilize a variety of series organization techniques, complete with downloadable worksheets and checklists.
  • Market your series effectively and increase your sales.

With insights from nearly 100 series authors and publishers, as well as "Grow Your Series Muscles" exercises, Writing the Fiction Series is the only book you'll need to write a series that sizzles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599636900
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
05/30/2013
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
178,274
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Karen Wiesner is an accomplished author who has published fifty-six books in the past ten years and has eleven more releases forthcoming spanning many categories and formats. Karen's books have been nominated for and/or won sixty-eight awards, and they cover such genres as women's fiction, romance, mystery/police procedural/cozy, suspense, paranormal, futuristic, gothic, inspirational, thriller, horror, and action/adventure. She also writes children's books, poetry, and writing reference titles such as her bestseller, First Draft in 30 Days.

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