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  1. #1
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    Jan 2016

    Question regarding sequel

    Hello everyone,

    I have somewhat of a dilemma. I am writing the "sequel" to a novella that I previously self-published as a kindle ebook. I want to make this a full length novel. The ideas are flowing. The problem is whether or not I should classify it as a sequel. I hope to submit this one to publishers. I want to continue the story of my characters, but will this be detrimental? Should I start with new characters?
    Any thoughts or ideas would be greatly appreciatd.

  2. #2
    Rogue Mutt
    The first question is if this can stand alone or if someone needs to read the original to understand the sequel. If it is a standalone book, I'd change the names. It's really easy with find-and-replace and that way you don't have to worry when submitting it to agents or publishers.

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