How to Start a Web Serial

Some tips for the serialization of web-fiction from a new platform called JukePop

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So you’ve decided to publish a web serial. You’ve thought up a story where a detective and his intern solve crimes via Twitter, or you’ve planted a wizard in old New York, or you’ve infested the world with zombies, creating a Walking Dead type of situation. All of these are great ideas for ongoing material, but do you really know where to start? A serial isn’t the same as a novel; it requires a somewhat different writing and publishing approach. In some ways it is even harder to write than a traditional book.

Luckily, you live in the Age of Information, where there are tools and avenues available to turn your serial’s success into a reality. Here, we’ll talk about what a web serial is, why you should write one, and of course, provide a step-by-step guide on how to get started.

What is a “Serial”?

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