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How long should be your story?

Updated: Jan 23, 2020

I was wondering how long should I write my current story. I have an estimated 20,000 words ready to be typed. But will that be okay? So I started digging the internet. And what I found was quite an amazing anatomy of a story that I would like to share with you all. Remember, in most cases, the industry standard preferred length is 250 words per page.

Micro-Fiction about 100 words 1 page

Flash Fiction 100-1,000 words about 4 pages

Short Story 1,000-7,500 words about 30 pages

Novelette 7,500-20,000 words about 100 pages

Novella 20,000-50,000 words about 250 pages

Novel 50,000-110,000 words about 440 pages

Epics and Sequels Over 110,000 words Over 440 pages

Hope this helps all budding writers and beginners.

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