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Questions 201: Series vs. Episodic vs. Standalone

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Caine asks:
“What’s the difference–in packaging and content–between series and standalone or episodic books, and which is more advantageous to write?”

Books and films discussed:
The Xanth Series by Piers Anthony
Incarnations of Immortality Seriesby Piers Anthony
Bio of a Space Tyrant Series by Piers Anthony
Black Mirror

Questions 90: Writing Good Jacket Copy

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Alison asks:
“I have a lot of trouble writing jacket copy, despite having read several books on it. What’s your advice?”

Videos referenced in this article:
Snake Eyes movie trailer
The Usual Suspects movie trailer