Okay, so a very short post for me today (after my pretty lengthy one on Dystopia earlier). I've always classified Novels as being over 50,000 words (thanks to NaNoWriMo) but have always had trouble classifying other pieces of creative writing which are not short enough to be short stories and not long enough to be novels.

Well, recently I saw a post which helped me In this respect. I'm so glad I can classify my creative endeavours properly now and so will share this pivotal information with all of you here, right now! Here it is...  

NOVEL / CREATIVE WRITING CLASSIFICATION GUIDELINES

Flash Fiction - Usually 500 words of less.
Short Story - Anywhere from 5,000 words to 17,000 words.
Novelette - Somewhere between 7,500 words to 25,000 words.
Novella - Usually 10,000 words to 50,000 words.
Novel - Anything over 50,000 words. Namely, to infinity and beyond!
 





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