SA05 How Many Words Should a Serial Be

This was the TOP question we received for a long time, though it’s died off recently.
While people seem to think there is a formula, there are no rules. There are conventions and reader expectations, but ultimately, good writing is good writing.
Sean gives word counts of Sterling and Stone’s major serials, and talks about why they had the word counts they have.
There’s also a WRONG way to do a serial, and Sean shares that terrible practice.
This and more on today’s Smarter Artist.

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