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Q&A In 2021, which publishers distribute novellas?

The Hugo awards are prominent fan awards in the SF&amp;F genre. In 2021, I noticed that all of the finalists in the Novella category are from a single publisher, Tor.com. Novellas have, I underst...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mark Baker‭

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Q&A What's a good market for experimental novellas?

A short story of mine has grown until it's become a bit of a monster - about 15K. I don't know if that makes it a novelette or a novella, but it's certainly too long for most of the journals I woul...

3 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by micapam‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by DPT‭

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Q&A Use of past tense in a book about the future

I'm writing a sci-fi novella about a scientist named Steves living in the 24th century. I'm mostly using the typical past tense to narrate the incidents happening to the protagonist. Whenever I'm t...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Soha Farhin Pine‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Are Novellas marketable?

I am thinking of writing a novella, but I am not sure whether it is marketable. I have a story in mind, but I'm trying to determine how best to publish a novella, whether it's worth publishing, and...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by Rhettmartens‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it possible that my short novel will be boring to my readers because it only has two characters and the location doesn't change?

In my story, there are two characters: a schoolgirl and a strange person with a creepy mask who gives her a tour in an art museum at night. Well, actually there is a third character; the boyfriend ...

5 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by Alexandro Chen‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is a fiction story called, which is larger than a short story, but smaller than a novel?

Imagine I write a work of fiction, which is larger than 10.000 words (short story), but smaller than 80.000 words (novel). The external genre is thriller, the internal one -- disillusionment plot. ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Franz Drollig‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Writing a novel largely composed of question-answer sessions

I am a novice writer, just starting on a mini novel in the Science Fiction genre. The crux of the novel is about 4 or 5 discussions between protagonist and a set of particular individuals with the...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by user1669710‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I start in media res and provide enough back-story to hook people, all in the first chapter?

My story (novella?) starts in media res, in the middle of the conflict that will set the rest of the story in motion. Currently I am "scene-cutting" between that event and some earlier events that...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Any Good Method for Calculating Word Count Based on An Outline?

I've written short stories before (around 6,000 words), and I know what I have outlined is longer than a short story. But, I cannot decide if it is "novella length" or if it will break into "novel ...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by Dean Cook‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Should I self-publish my novella on Amazon or try my luck getting publishers?

I have completed my novellas first draft which is 32k words long. For all the reasons, I was doing research as to whether self-publish or try my luck getting a publisher. I should tell you that ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by codeNewbie‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Describing a person. What needs to be mentioned?

When describing the physical features of my more important characters, I often don't add much. I of course describe important features, especially if they will be relevant in the story. For example...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by AGirlHasNoName‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Will increasing the word count of my novella to make it a novel improve my options for publishing?

I've just finished the first draft of my first novella, and as I'm going through for my second revision, I'm wondering whether or not I should lengthen it to a novel. If my work is good enough to p...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Connor Olsen‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Pay rate and terms for writing book series under contract

I have a guy that runs a very successful punk/oi! record label in LA. He has asked me if I'd be interested in writing a series of books for him. 60,000 to 80,000 words per book in the series. I am...

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Jonathan‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How can a screenplay writer learn to write a novel?

I am the sort of person that is really great at coming up with amazing ideas, plot-lines, worlds, etc. for stories, but I'm not so good at putting them to paper - at least not in a novel. I'm reall...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Praefervidus‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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