1. CORMEL

    CORMEL New Member

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    Hello and question

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CORMEL, Sep 20, 2012.

    How mamy words should a story be when I post one? is 3,000 words to much?
     
  2. peachalulu

    peachalulu Member Reviewer Contributor

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    Hi, welcome to the group Cormel. I don't know the official length. 3,000 isn't too much but it's sometimes
    best to post snippets as the readers can feel overwhelmed with critiquing anything over five pages.
     
  3. serowden

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    On Smashwords, 20,000 words is described as short, 50,000 as full length, and 100,000 as epic. I think there's a fourth classification somewhere in there.

    3,000 isn't even a novella, dude. I guess it could be a short story, for sure.
     
  4. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    you should never post an entire story that you hope to have published one day... just post a couple of brief excerpts...
     

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