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Charlie's Diary: Why are SF and fantasy novels the length they are?
Circumstantial evidence that it's harder to write smaller, or that older tools just led to exhaustion?: "observed that whenever one of her novelists switched to word processing, the average length of their books increased by about 10%"
books  howwework  writing  tools  charlesstross 
december 2008 by rodcorp
Charlie's Diary: On finishing
"it can hit you like an express train. I've learned to go with the flow when this happens: if a story wants to escape it's best to let it out, to go with the flow and worry about cleaning up the schedule afterwards. Once you pass forty, it doesn't seem to happen so often"
howwework  books  sf  charlesstross 
october 2008 by rodcorp

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