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How To Write A Book Series That Sells!

image1 How To Write A Book Series That Sells!

Have you heard? Book series is the WAY to go when it comes to real sustainable income on Amazon, but here’s the kicker…

…Writing fiction can be REALLY hard…at least it is if you intend to write well enough to sell your work.

First, there’s the anything-but-simple question: “What kind of series do you want to write?”

You have 192 types of series to choose from…seriously.

Only a few of these will be right for your writing style, your genre, your interests, and the story you want to tell—and starting your series by choosing the wrong series type will make it next-to-impossible to finish writing your series…never mind selling it.

So…

How do you decide whether you should be writing a bullet-proof cast, inconsequential-time, big-world series as loosely-linked stand alone books?

Or whether your story needs a loner-centered, consequential-time multiverse presented as linked sequential stand-alones to make it soar?

Or whether one of the other 190 variations would fit better.

Figuring out how to choose the series type that’s right for you is the first thing I’ll teach you.

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9 Easy Steps To Write Book Series

If I were to break it down in 9 easy steps, here’s what you’d need to know about writing a book series that sell:

1. Find a topic. What will it be about? It could be your life, an adventure you’ve always wanted to go on, or just a plain vacation. If you want to write a fiction book, make it magical; traveling to a different universe, mythical creatures, etc…

2. Decide on your characters. Since the reader will be reading about them for the length of the series, make them realistic, yet likeable. Your readers will not want to read stories about people they don’t like!

3. Write a background. Before writing the book, write a short background on all major characters. For all characters, list their likes, problems, fears, flaws, and personality traits. Keep a hold of this, because you might need it later on.

4. Get inspired. You can watch movies and read books in/about your genre, or talk with authors in your genre.

5. Plan out the basics. Decide on how long it is. Does it happen over years or a few months? In series such as the Harry Potter series, the books will often affect the following books’ plots; if you want your series to be like this, decide on how you’ll make it.

6. Write your plot and sub-plot. This is very important for series writing. Ask yourself questions about it – do I like it? Will people understand both plots?

7. Start writing. If you can’t think, do something else and come back to it when you get an idea. It’s helpful to decide on a time to write every day or week, such as from 10:00 AM to 11:20 AM every Saturday.

8. Ask family and friends to review the rough draft of your series. Ask them to be honest, but not insult it; you can also ask them to review your first book in the same manner.

9. Get started on writing the next book! Keep writing!

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3-Week In Depth Plan To Write Book Series

Here’s a more in depth formula you can follow to write series that sell:

A. WEEK 1  >>> Determine what you want to write about

1. How to use the Rule of Significance to decide what to leave out of your series—this is equally as important as what you include…and doing this one thing right will make you more creative, make your story fresher, and get you writing faster than you could imagine

2. How to work out in advance the two critical elements each of your main characters must have in order to prevent accidentally breaking your story several books into the series

3. How to create limitations that will prevent your series from turning seriously stupid

4. How to design the skeleton world that will keep you on track, on deadline, and save you a surreal amount of time both before you write, and then all the way to series end

5. Finally, how to write your series plan, the tool you’ll use to write and adapt your series from book one to the very end

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B. WEEK 2 >>> Start writing

Writing a series is NOT like writing a solo novel. In the first book of your series, you have a whole series of tasks you must accomplish to set up all the books that follow.

Here’s your list of activities for week 2:

a. present your critical characters,

b. introduce both the story conflict and the series conflict,

c. start the story with a scene that will allow the reader to understand or that will hook the reader icon wink How To Write A Book Series That Sells!

d. what he/she can expect from every book in the rest of the series (you’re setting the foundation here)

e. while still letting your reader know that you’re going to surprise and enchant him/her for books to come…

Miss a step, and lose readers. It’s that simple.

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C. Week Three >>> Write the rest of the story

The bigger your series gets, the more complicated tracking story events, character changes, plot twists, and loose ends becomes. So in Week Three you’ll learn how to Track and Connect.

You’ll develop your system for:

a. Keeping what happened in earlier books straight,

b. While planning changes you need to include in the current book,

c. While dealing with unplanned changes that could affect your final outcome,

d. Even as you deal with problem characters and series surprises

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Here Are A Few Mega Successful Book Series That You Might Recognize

Twilight:

Harry Potter:

Game of Thrones:

The Hobbit:

The Hunger Games:

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