Episode #188

How Do You Launch A Successful Series?

Have you been planning a novel series? Or maybe you’re ready to share it with the world but you don’t know where to start? Start here! This week, Helen Scheuerer joins us to discuss launching a successful series.

In this episode, we cover:

  • How launching a series is different than launching a standalone
  • How to plan in advance and budget
  • Difficulties you can encounter
  • How to streamline the process
  • Marketing tips for launching a series

As always, thanks for listening and for your continued support of the show.

About Helen Scheuerer

About Helen Scheuerer

Helen Scheuerer is the fantasy author of the bestselling series, The Oremere Chronicles, the Curse of the Cyren Queen quartet and The Legends of Thezmarr. Her work has been highly praised for its strong, flawed female characters and its action-packed plots. She also publishes advice for authors with her nonfiction series, Books For Career Authors.

Helen’s love of writing and books led her to pursue a creative writing degree and a Masters of Publishing. She has been a full-time author since 2018 and now lives amidst the mountains in New Zealand where she is constantly dreaming up new stories.

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Rachel Poli is a multi-genre author with a soft spot for mystery.

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