[LMB] Thought for the day

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Mon Jan 22 20:02:10 GMT 2018


On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 05:36:30PM +0000, Kevin Kennedy wrote:
> My NESFA Press copy of Ethan of Athos is 199 pgs of text, the Subterranean Press copy of Penric's Mission is 250 pgs of text. What's the word count on these two, that the shorter one is a novel, the longer is a novella. Or did the definition change in the last thirty years, since novels have been running longer in recent years?

Smaller pages? Larger type? Wider margins?

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---- Fred Smith -- fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us ----------------------------
                    Do you not know? Have you not heard? 
    The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. 
  He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom.
----------------------------- Isaiah 40:28 (niv) -----------------------------


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