Breaking The Ice: How A New Indie Author Creates A Series

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You’ll often find that indie authors will discuss the marketing and promotion of their ebooks online. But what about the creative side? What about when you’re struggling to make your first ebook series?

Kana Cold logoIndie writer KC Hunter — the author of The Brothers Locke — embarks on his journey to create his first book series titled Kana Cold.

Part 1 is the concept phase where he discusses how he came up with the idea, where it came from, and how he planned on mapping out the series over the course of ten books.

While you may have that next Great American Novel sitting on your laptop that you think will change the world, the reality is that in today’s marketplace it’s the series that is king.

A Challenge For New Authors

One of the things you’ll learn very quickly as a new indie author, especially in fiction, is that you’ll need to write a series. While you may have that next Great American Novel sitting on your laptop that you think will change the world, the reality is that in today’s marketplace it’s the series that is king.

Because of this, many writers have specifically invented narratives that can be told across at least three books or more.

For someone those who never considered that route before but still want to make a living as an indie author, this proves to be somewhat of a challenge. How do I concept this series? How will it sell? How can I appeal to a genre but at the same time stand out enough that people will select my series to read?

These are all questions that indie writer KC Hunter will attempt to tackle while he takes us on this journey through creating his first series Kana Cold.


Links to referenced materials:
Mark Dawson’s Self Publishing Formula


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