Instead of books, episodic series tell stories in episodes. An episode is shorter than a novel, but as a whole, they tend to be longer than a series of novels. Typically, episodes provide an hour of reading.
Usual Length Of Episodes: 10,000 – 20,000 Words
This is the tale of the end of an age, in a world that soars in the skies above an endless sea below. This is the story of an echo of an empire that once ruled the world as it watches the splendor it once held quietly corrode. This is a legend about slavery and deliverance, persecution and succor, collapse and determination.
A novel is a standard book. They are typically divided into short sections called chapters, which vary in length depending on the genre. Fantasy and sci-fi stories tend to be more detailed.
Usual Length Of Novels: 80,000 – 120,000 Words
Apricot Signa, a student journalist, finds herself stuck in a harrowing nightmare with no escape when she stumbles upon a creature from another world. Unable to speak out for fear of being called insane, Apricot must face the horrors of an unseen world intent on devouring her own world; alone.
A novella is a short story that is meant to be consumed in one or two sittings. They tend to be shorter than novels, but are also longer than short stories. Generally, novellas are divided into chapters as well, though much less than a typical novel.
Usual Length Of Novellas: 30,000 – 60,000 Words
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Short stories are typically one-chapter stories. As the name suggests they are short generally. An average short story should be able to be read in one sitting. They generally take 20 minutes or less to read.
Usual Length Of Short Stories: 1,000 – 10,000 Words
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Flash fiction is a story told in just a few paragraphs. The stories are usually thought-provoking or comedic. For those on the go, flash fictions are a quick dose of entertainment. It’s a great way to pass the time if you find yourself with a few spare moments.
Usual Length Of Flash Fiction: 100 – 750 Words