I was reading a book when I was stopped in my tracks by the length of the chapters.
I went to my own book and figured by what I’ve written compared per-page to a chapter, that a ‘chapter’ is about 2,500 words.
This is not what I wanted to hear.
My chapters tend to go from anywhere between 4,000 – 6,000 words long, and I’ve started thinking of breaking what I have into smaller chapters.
This would bring my book from 17 to about 40 chapters if I break them up where the scene changes or if they would naturally be book chapter.
So readers and writers, Do you like longer or bite-size chapters?