The Non-Written Not-Rule on Paragraph Length — James Harrington’s Blog of Geek and Writing

Generally speaking, I do like my chapters to be somewhat (though by no means exactly) even in length (I go by word count, usually) unless there is a reason for one not to be. But there are lots of reasons to change a chapter’s length, so it’s really more of a guideline than a rule.

I wanted to ask you about chapters. I’m heavily into the re-write of mine. I’ve been putting a lot more detail which means some of my chapters have become a lot bigger. In your view what’s the maximum word count for a chapter? Is it okay to have a 3k or even 5k one if […]

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