Guest Post: Writing A Series by Sharon Sant

With thanks to the lovely Dan Thompson for asking me to write this guest post

Sharon Sant3Writing A Series

by Sharon Sant

I’m not entirely sure I’m the right person to give out advice on writing a book series, as I’m probably the most disorganised, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants person you’re ever likely to meet.  What I can tell you is how I did the Sky Song trilogy, and hope that, maybe, some of it is helpful.

The thing about the Sky Song trilogy is that it didn’t really start out as a trilogy. But even as Sky Song raced its way to the big showdown, it became clear that there was a lot more tale to tell – there were simply too many questions left unanswered.  Despite this, it took me five years to start on the second book. After graduating from university with a BA in English and creative writing, I started a part time job as a fiction editor and was so busy with the books…

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