Check out this great post from Shannon A. Thompson’s blog on how to take notes while writing a series.
While on Twitter the other day, writer A.J. Forrisi asked an amazing question!
P.S. Give A.J. a follow!
My quick answer? Take notes on your first book, so that writing the sequel isn’t as difficult. (And definitely do a read-through. ) I keep a character bible and chapter summaries for each book in a series. Notes help! But what type of notes should you take? How detailed should they be? Everyone’s method is going to be a little different, but I thought I’d share a couple places to start.
1. Keep a Character Bible
This should cover all descriptors and main personality traits/issues. Personally, I keep a list of every single person mentioned in the book, even the tiniest characters. Why? Because that side character’s…
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