How To Write Serialised Fiction

How To Write Serialised Fiction

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Simon K Jones By SimonKJones Completed

Love writing but find it hard to finish projects? Looking for a new approach to telling stories? Embracing serialisation can help you be more productive and get more readers.

In this guide I share what I've learned while writing A Day of Faces, my serial which hit #7 in the science fiction chart here on Wattpad, won a 2016 Watty Award and has had over 146,000 reads.

My current Wattpad serial is The Mechanical Crown - come join the adventure!

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IreneCallista07 IreneCallista07 Aug 11, 2017
I have no idea XD I read loads of books so it's hard to remember!
SWilliamsJr SWilliamsJr Mar 31, 2018
You get me. I have this killer idea and soon I abandon it for another one.
AndrewDWallin AndrewDWallin Apr 08, 2018
"Trunk novels"? But still valuable from the practice point of view?
kadauhara99 kadauhara99 Mar 15, 2018
Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  It was printed in a magazine and if you think about it, it's just a collection of short stories.
DennisRoyer DennisRoyer Mar 30, 2018
Your mountain metaphor reminds me of a similar old saying: How do you eat an elephant? Answer: The same way you eat a chicken, one bite at a time.
KianaBerkman KianaBerkman Mar 26, 2018
I have to say the best part of this is that whatever you write and people react to can change how you go about your story... I have gotten so many ideas from my readers. This is also true of great writers who used this method. Like Dickens. Thanks for sharing this all. I am loving your take on it.