Writer’s Craft # 50 – Stand alone read until … ?

Your host, Lynda Williams, is the author of the Okal Rel Saga (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing) and editor of the Okal Rel Legacies series (Absolute Xpress). She also works as Learning Technology Analyst for Simon Fraser University and teaches a introductory web development course at BCIT. For a list of Okal Rel titles…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 50 – Stand alone read until … ?

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The Writer’s Craft #35 – How to keep up readers’ interest in a series

M. D. Benoit is the author of the popular Jack Meter Case Files (http://mdbenoit.com). She lives in Ottawa, Ontario, where all of Jack Meter’s Case Files are solved—with a few jumps throughout the universe…and beyond. In the first book, as with any stand-alone novel, the readers should get a good idea of who the protagonist…… Continue reading The Writer’s Craft #35 – How to keep up readers’ interest in a series

Guest Blog from Russell Galen: Meta-Series

It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good.  Who has benefited from the typhoons and twisters of the last few years in publishing? Series authors are one example. Series are among the few types of fiction that have actually sold better since the big downturn that began in 2008. Series aren’t affected by the…… Continue reading Guest Blog from Russell Galen: Meta-Series