Let’s face it. It’s hard to keep things fresh.
Milk left in the fridge too long goes sour. Meat spoils, even in a freezer. You know this if you’ve ever cooked a freezer-burned steak. Bleech! If you don’t close up the cereal box your toasty oats doughnuts get stale. Our interest in a hobby can wan almost as fast as we developed said interest. The proverbial resolution to exercise grows old before we can get to the shower to wash off the sweat. Even the passion in relationships can fade with time, if we take them for granted.
So just how does a writer, or in our case—writers, keep the cereal—oops, we mean serial—fresh so readers want the next book and keep turning the pages?
Create Great Characters—For us, the biggest factor in keeping the series fresh, and our interest in writing it, is to create great characters. Face…
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