Stories, writing

Embracing the Longer Story

When you're first starting to consider a longer story, writing something as long as a novel can seem a bit like climbing a mountain. While that's not entirely incorrect, it's far more important to remember finishing your novel is not in fact, a race. Your leisurely hike to The End Peak can take you as… Continue reading Embracing the Longer Story

Stories, writing

Word Count

Word count is one of the most important pieces of information for determining what type of story you've written (short story, novella, novel, etc.) and for helping sell your story, be it to a traditional publisher or to help figure out independent and self-publishing. Some typical counts for various story formats include: Flash or Microfiction:… Continue reading Word Count