The Pros and Cons of Writing a Series

Happy Friday!

Just a quick note for you today, as I want to share a guest post I recently wrote for author Margarita Morris’s website. In this article, I break down the unique advantages and challenges that writing a series offers, as well as provide a few tips for approaching one.

Click here to read “The Pros and Cons of Writing a Series.”

After you’ve read the post, feel free to leave a comment with your own experiences, tips, or any questions you have about the writing process!

 

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Kate M. Colby is an author of science fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction. When she is not writing or working, Kate enjoys playing video games, antiquing, and wine tasting. She lives in the United States with her husband and furry children.

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6 comments on “The Pros and Cons of Writing a Series
  1. I think the best thing to do is don’t lose your mind! xD

    Series are tricky and there is not much advice out there. It’s important to plan things from the start so you don’t get lost.

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  2. It seems to me that the biggest advantage of writing a series is that it leads to the single most effective marketing strategy for an indie author – making the first book free or .99 for a short time and doing promos.

    Every six-figure indie author I’ve read advice from advocates this strategy above all others.

    Only true fans will follow an author from one book to another, but most readers are inclined to finish out a series.

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