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Before trying to expend it into more than a quadrilogy, publish the first one. Make sure the book is a success and the world appreciated before spending more time on it. Even great authors sometimes create universes that do not resonate with the reader. Sometimes it is a game of try-and-miss. Better fail with one book and spend time developing another ...


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Tell more stories. If you've built a world, put sentient beings in it and put conflicts in front of them. Let the world unfold in front of your characters, and let the characters talk about the other parts of the world, and the history of it, which haven't been discussed before. Write stories set long before or shortly after your existing series. Link it ...


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You can most definitely add POVs. As a reader, I don't remember ever being bothered by multiple POVs (other than in a suspense sort of way, as in I'm interested in what POV A has going on right now, then it switches to POV B, but it's a good way to get pages turning), and it could be an excellent tool for adding information you think is necessary about ...


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I think it is dangerous to switch POVs. It is difficult enough to succeed as a writer, so why stack more obstacles if you do not have to. I agree with @What. The reader will like the character or the world. If the reader identifies with the POV character, switching POV would be detrimental. Multiple POVs are more adapted to very detail led epic worlds, ...


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First of all, I think that there is no definitive answer to a question like this. Stories are different, and a mechanism that worked fine in one story might fail in another. You will have to try out what works best for your story. That being said I don't see a reason why introducing a new POV in the second book of your series should not work out. Think of ...


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I always answer these kinds of questions from my own experiences as a reader. For me as a writer it is irrelevant, how many other authors have done this or that; the deciding factor is how I feel about it as a reader. So my first suggestion would be that you find examples of what you want to do, read them, and see how you feel about them. I can't really ...


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To answer this question, if you have the time and the will to read five very long novels, read the series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. There is a different POV in each chapter, and the chapters are title by whose viewpoint is being trotted out. Sometimes the chapters are even about characters who have undergone a transformation, and their ...



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