Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 9 years ago

how to classify your story?

how to pick if the book should be a short story, novel, book, and all the rest i am forgetting that i know there are. How do you decide witch it should be? I have read short stories that should have been books i wanted more information more story but then i read books that should have been less to much unimportant things just to fill the pages so how do you know what your idea falls under?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    A good novel has different pacing than a good short story.

    And it really doesn't matter, as I've read good novels that never made it a hundred pages.

    You don't need to plan everything. Sometimes the story lets you know when it's done, sometimes that is the editor's job.

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