by Jennifer Snyder
Release Date: March 1st, 2014
Best Part of Writing a Companion Series:
- Never having to fully let go of a character you loved writing.
You can interlace all the characters throughout the novels along the way, so essentially you never really have to let them go. Their personality still builds with the others and you can keep improving on their H.E.A. you left them with.
- If there is a sexy book boyfriend you’ve created and fallen in love with you can add him in here and there to keep him alive in your heart.
This is what I truly meant with my first answer…once you meet Cameron Green in Control You you’ll understand.
- The town and all the little places the characters visit become more real.
Maybe I should reword this one and say that it makes you wish the places were real. I would love to visit Shooters, the main bar in Norhurst, just because so many things have happened between those walls. Paige’s Closet in Control You would be the best place to shop for clothes too!
- The more stories in the companion series you write, the closer the friends within them seem to become. They also begin to feel like your friends and family too.
This is true. You get used to them being in your head and they feel like friends. By the way, I’m not as insane as that comment just made me sound…this is what we call “writer problems”.
The Coldcreek Series is actually my first attempt at a companion series. The majority of my novels are either continuation series’ or standalones. I’ve had a blast trying this out, though. While I won’t state whether I’ll be writing any more companion series in the future, I can tell you that there will be a total of FOUR novels in this particular companion series—Break You, Control You, and then two others that will release later this year.