For months, I’ve struggled with how to write a series. See, most of my ideas come to me as stand-alone books, but this current project felt like something bigger than one novel.
A few weeks ago, I had an epiphany.
Now, I think I’ve cracked the code on writing a series.
And today I’ll share it with you.
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interview on A Writer’s Explorations
A huge Q & A writing
talk I gave to primary school students
previous episode analysing Skulduggery Pleasant Book 6 – Death Bringer
Derek’s 2010 blog
article that I quoted
The Anatomy of Story by John Truby
Save the Cat Goes to the Movies by Blake Snyder
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Subtly conveying information to readers is a delicate skill. It’s one that Rowling mastered in the Harry Potter series, where all the information is available to readers well before it’s needed, but only coalesces at the required moment. In today’s episode, I describe the 4 M’s of subtle foreshadowing, in relation to the Potter saga. Enjoy!
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Read my debut fantasy novella, Fires of the Dead.
“The perfect read for someone looking to be quickly immersed in a magic system unlike anything else.” – Nicole Wallace, editor of Synopses by Sarge.
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