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Longest Book Ever Written?
#1
SarahWeaver6
SarahWeaver61 year ago
What's the longest book you ever written on wattpad.
#2
INKYLORE
INKYLORE1 year ago
well non of my books are complete yet but by progress i'd have to say that it's : Devil's sanity... with only 7 complete chapters that book is over 50 pages long at the moment
#3
SarahWeaver6
SarahWeaver61 year ago
Cool!

Mine is 54 parts. Ordinarily 27 parts is my top.
#4
robintvale
robintvale1 year ago
55 + chapters so far, am in the midle of an edit to reduce the word count and pull it back in as it was around 122k words. A book is as long or as short as it needs to ne, but it doesn't hurt to cut out the filler/glue words. :)
SarahWeaver6
SarahWeaver61 year ago
@robintvale, Then what holds it together?^ ^
robintvale
robintvale1 year ago
@SarahWeaver6, The words that matter, the right words.

Instead of:

A long stairwell loomed into the depths, she ran down the stairs after him.

Try:

A long stairwell loomed into the depths, she ran down after him.

Two words cut, and the meaning hasn't changed. Take out anything that's redundant. The description tells the reader its a stairwell so it implies that's where she's running as that's what the character is seeing right now.

Easy! Other ones like:

He turned, toward the pumpkin.

Can become:

Turning toward the pumpkin.

As long as readers know who's pov is leading the chapter they'll assume it's the main pov doing the actions. :)

Adding in a few -ing words is perfectly fine, as it also helps with the problem of changing up the sentence variety, to avoid" He/she" "I/me" all the time.
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