Great advice from the master of serials. For me I found that consistency was the hardest thing to keep. I started out with a small buffer, but that vanished very quickly. Wildbow’s commitment to consistency is pretty legendary.
At this stage I’m regularly getting emails and reddit PMs asking me questions and I’m giving the same sorts of answers to each. In the interest of cutting back on the time spent answering those emails, as much as I’d like to personalize each response, I’m thinking I might write it out as a blog post and point people to it.
I’m thinking of writing a web serial. Do you have any advice? Any warnings or things you wish you’d known?
Okay, first off, you’ve got to figure out what you’re doing. I really, really recommend writing yourself a backlog – 12 to 16 chapters you’ve already got done before you start uploading. I encourage 12 or 16 because it’s what I did, and because I see an awful lot of serials get started and then stop around chapter ten. Twelve to sixteen is enough that you’re testing yourself and…
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