Television and the Craft of Writing Fiction

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Hi, SEers. This is one of those months with a fifth Friday. You know what that means… time for another group post! This time, we thought we’d address the subject of what fiction authors can learn about craft from television series. (We’ll try to keep it short because there are six of us.)

The Spin-off (Stargate Atlantis)

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Ciao. Staci here. I chose to look at spin-offs because I’m currently writing a spin-off (the Nightforce Security Series, spun off from theMedici Protectorate Series) and wanted to explore what makes a spin-off successful. I choseStargate Atlantis because it’s a brilliant spin-off ofStargate SG1. Each series was strong in its own right and solidified theStargate franchise as a force to be reckoned with in the sci-fi world.

So, what’s to be learned from Stargate Atlantis

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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1 Response to Television and the Craft of Writing Fiction

  1. harmonykent says:

    Thanks for the reblog, Anna! Have a lovely weekend 🙂

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