Thanks to Staci Troilo for sharing timely information again, today with a how-to for story bibles. Read more on Story Empire…
Ciao, amici. Lately, I’ve been in planning mode. I’m one book into a five-book series, and if you’ve ever written a series, you know there’s a lot to keep track of and a lot to plan.
The best way to keep track of everything is to create a story bible.
I do most of my writing in Scrivener, but I tend to plan in notebooks or Word. You can make your plans anywhere that works for you, but I suggest eventually you consolidate everything into a master file and keep it in or as close to your master document as possible.
So, what goes into a series story bible?
- Series Premise
- Character Sheets
- Setting Descriptions
- Book Outlines
There’s no point in starting a series if you don’t have an idea of what you want to accomplish in it. There needs to be a reason this isn’t a…
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