4 Ways to Hook Readers on Your Series

By Laurence MacNaughton, @LMacNaughtonPart of The How They Do It SeriesJH: Not every reader starts a series with Book One. Laurence MacNaughton shares tips on how to steal your reader no matter which work in the streak they start with.Wouldn’t it be great if every book started your line with the first volume and continued onward in order? But sometimes books start in the middle of your series, especially if it’s in paperback, and they can easily get embarrassed. You need to hook them on your storey soon. To do that, you need to make sure that every notebook in your serial invites new readers into your world and imparts them up to speed instantly. And you have to do it without tolerating your existing books. It’s a tall order, but I’ll demonstrate you how. I ran into this problem with A Kiss Before Doomsday, the second book of my Dru Jasper urban fantasy serial. After the first work made a big splash on the breast table at Barnes& Noble, we followed up with a big publicity push on the second one. For numerous books, Book Two was actually their entering spot into the series. Continue ReadingWritten by Janice Hardy. Fiction-University.com

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