What are your thoughts on companion novels? One way an author can avoid heading down the sequel road, and at the same time enrich the world they have created, is to produce a companion novel. The main character from the original work will appear as a secondary character in the companion novel, but if done correctly, allows you, the reader, to explore the other side of the story.
Speaking of companion novels, I'm in the process of writing I'll Wait, which is the companion novel to The Long Road Back To You. At this point, it is in production, so the title and cover work may change Thoughts?