To begin with, Giovanni is ten years younger than I am, and — like most Italian guys in their twenties — he still lives with his mother.
This strategy will encourage readers to buy the second or third book. After all, the best way to sell the most recent book is to write a even better one next time.
Just to try? The great thing about using note cards is that you can easily remove or move scenes around, placing them where they make more sense as you edit. Then release it to the world.
There are lots of different brainstorming methods you can use to do this. That starts with investing in a professional book cover and writing a captivating title.