7 Reasons To Write (& Read) Novellas…

JULIET MADISON

A novella is shorter than a novel, but longer than a short story. They are usually between around 10,000 to 40,000 words, and can be read easily in one or two sittings, making them great for readers who want a faster but still satisfying journey towards The End.

> Here are 7 reasons to write a novella:

1. When starting out as a writer to discover your style and voice:

A novella involves less commitment than a novel, and can be a fun and revealing way to experiment with a few different styles to find out what and how you like to write. It can also be a way to practise focusing on just a couple of main characters and a basic plot, before working on developing secondary characters and sub-plots.

2. To try a different genre, point-of-view, or experiment with a new story idea:

For writers who may haveā€¦

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