So I am currently writing a piece "And No Birds Sing" with long chapters. I have been trying to figure out the best way to break them down into bite sized intervals so its easier for the reader to digest.
As a reader, what is the best word count for a chapter? How long is too long?
I've found that I can't read chapters that are any longer than 1500-2000 words, because as a reader I begin to lose interest and I glaze over the words. But that might just be me.
How long are your chapters?
I'm shooting for atleast 2000 a chapter, I read somewhere that chapters in most fantasy novels were atleast that length. I have been cutting and pasting on here, trying to divide up the content so I don't have any super chapters
I stuggled with the same thing, I was worried whether or not my chapters were too short and or too long. So with Twilight heart I decided to write them as if they were a TV series. I also wrote them in a book and made a limit of 5 or 6 pages for each, you colluded try that too if you like. If not have a look at published works to find the style you'd like to take. Hope that helps