Lessons from Writing A Fiction Letter Series

Sometimes, the best series comes out of pure curiosity

Ibukun
As I Write

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I have been writing seriously since 2020 and started my blog around that time. Something about 2020 made me redshift my focus and think about honing the skills I always had. I think many of us had this, too.

Sometimes, the intent is not for it to be a series

So the fictional series started as a fictional letter.

The themes addressed in the series were things that had been brewing in my mind for some time. When I started writing the first letter, I didn’t intend for it to be a series. It dealt with some issues that I thought needed to be elaborated on.

So you might be wondering, how this became a series. The answer to this is there were just so many unanswered questions in the first one that I thought I could expand on in another fictional letter.

This is why I believe that sometimes, the best series comes out of pure curiosity.

Expanding the Plot Is essential

I loved expanding the plot in the second part of my fictional letter series. Some things were slightly implied from the first one that were cemented in the second part. It made sense to…

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Ibukun
As I Write

SEO by day and freelance writer by night. Poetry and fiction writer at https://ibs-writes.com/blog/