When I sold my first middle grade novel, I was super excited when my publisher asked me if I would also write a sequel.
A sequel! Squee!
Because two books were obviously twice as awesome as one book and now I’d get to spend more time writing in the world I had painstakingly constructed for Book #1.
I was ecstatic and I floated around on a cloud of overwhelming happiness—right up until the moment I sat down to write Book #2.