Ciao, amici! It's time for another Friday Writing Question. Today's is a simple one: Series or Standalone? I've written both single titles and sprawling sagas, and I can see a benefit to each. Standalones Sometimes there's only one character to follow, one mystery to solve, one story to tell. Writing a standalone lets you say … Continue reading To series or not to series? That is the question.
Hello SErs. Harmony here. At the moment, I'm writing a trilogy, and I have a question about how you like for each book in a series to end. Cliffhanger or all tied off and settled? Or something in between? By cliffhanger, I don't mean that the main story arc and thread of the first book … Continue reading How do you like each book in a series to end?
Hi SErs. Harmony here. Today, I'd like to share one of the most awesome trilogies I've read in a while, The Passage Series by Justin Cronin. Those of you who follow blog will have seen the 5-star reviews I gave to each book. Though each book is a long one, I found myself enjoying the … Continue reading Friday Book Share: The Passage
Hi gang, Craig here today. I'm the only person here who has not dabbled in book series. I love a good stand-alone story, and that will never change. However, my colleagues at Story Empire convinced me to try it about a year ago. I jumped in with both feet, and declared 2019 my year of … Continue reading Series work… Me?
Ciao, amici. Today's post is a continuation of the Story Bible series. So far, we've had an overview and discussed the series premise and character sheets. Today, we'll cover settings. If you thought the character sheet was easy, you'll love this one. It's even simpler. And, if you aren't creating brand new worlds (like a … Continue reading Setting Descriptions