I work for a publishing company that publishes serial fiction in monthly installments. In my opinion, serial fiction is something to be excited about (from a reader's perspective). It doesn't take…Continue
"I like the idea of writing serial fiction. It provides a new reader pool that I might not tap into otherwise. It will also push my writing skills in a new direction. I think the only drawback might be that it would be another iron in the fire, but i…"
"This interests me because my first ever novel was always going to have to be the first of many because of the story - It's on and on and no one could consume happily, that amount in one book. I think the four Twilight books broke the mold a bit…"
"It is definitely a challenge, Zetta. I'm glad posting periodically was encouraging for you. It's a little different with the stories we publish because we need the entire manuscript (ten issues, more or less, the length of a novella or…"
"Thanks, Fiona. You made some great points. Serial fiction appeals to a much different audience than traditional prose. Is it a bigger audience? I think that it could be, because a lot of people will read serials who don't have time for reading…"
"This is a very interesting question because I have two very different stories in mind as a series rather than a serial. But when I first started writing what would later become my novel Messalina: Devourer of Men, I was part of an online writers…"
I work for a publishing company that publishes serial fiction in monthly installments. In my opinion, serial fiction is something to be excited about (from a reader's perspective). It doesn't take long to read and it promises a story each month. But what about from a writer's perspective? Before we can publish anything, it has to be completed--- usually the length of a novel (although there are exceptions.) Then I work with the writers to get the story separated into ten issues. Or, if I'm…See More
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