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The Pros and Cons of Writing a Series vs a Standalone Novel | Advice from a Professional Book Editor

Professional book editor in the UK provides the pros and cons between writing a series of books vs a standalone novel, helping aspiring authors to choose a path!

Writing a book is exciting. Perhaps when you’re working on your book, your mind wanders to the future. What will happen when you finish the book? Will you move on to a different project, or write sequels with the same characters and settings?

Sometimes it can be hard to say goodbye to the story and characters you love. But sometimes, it’s fun to dive into something completely new.

So should your book be a standalone, or the first in a series?

Let’s examine the pros and cons of each.