As you know, we love serial fiction. Really love it. A lot. I mean, helping writers build gripping, meaningful serials is what we do every day. But we're also obsessed with audio. And you are too -- audio listening on Serial Box increased more than 150% this summer.
Wired.com investigates our writing model - and learns a thing or two about serials!
Need a refresher as you get ready for Season 2? We have you covered with all the details and drama that happened in Season 1! Be warned: here there by spoilers.
At this stage in writing Bookbuners, each of us on the writing team has a particular kind of episode that we’re considered to be good at.
This is the 9th episode in the third season of Bookburners, a 13-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode written by Brian Francis Slattery.
In a world that’s becoming more fantastical, and science fictional, by day, it’s sometimes tempting to ask, what’s the point of science fiction or fantasy?
"--Jane?" I had heard Rob's question. It's just that while I was in the middle of performing CPR in the back of an ambulance on a patient who had been very stable until he had all of a sudden up and crashed, I wasn't going to stop and answer it. It was a stupid question anyway. Not that that stopped Rob from repeating it.
When you’re inundated with writing advice, especially in plot-driven genres, it’s easy to pare down your characters to their role in the plot. The mentor becomes sort of mentor-y, the sidekick sidekick-ish.
Our latest serial, Geek Actually, has been running since June 7th and today is the final episode of season 1. We'll miss you Rebel Scum...
This is the 13th episode in the first season of Geek, Actually, a 13-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode written by Cathy Yardley.
In index card form, the episode 7 logline was: “The Halls of Amazon Run Red with Blood.” And well, who wouldn’t want to write that?
Episode 12 is by far the heaviest of all the Geek Actually chapters. Three major breakdowns in sexual situations happen, and that's putting it mildly: content warning for sexual assault and harassment.
I’ve been a professional (read: paid) writer since I signed my first contract in 1999. In that time, I’ve been able to go from working full time at a day job to writing full time. Here’s my favorite advice for people aspiring to be professional writers.