Writing one book is a daunting endeavor, let alone an entire series. And after spending months or years putting the finishing touches on one novel, the prospect of plotting out another can often seem overwhelming, especially if you aren’t much of a plotter to begin with. I’ve published a trilogy, and I’m in the midst… Continue reading How much do you have to know about your sequel ahead of time?
Writing a sequel is hard for many reasons. It is often the first book written under contract. There is a responsibility to build up the world and characters that readers have come to love and enjoy. And sometimes the first book has changed, which changes what a writer had originally planned for book 2! But… Continue reading Roundtable #16: Writing the Sequel