Tag Archives | Novella

Experimenting With Short Stories

Last month, Julie wrote an excellent blog post about “Choosing the Best Length for Your Story”, and I thought I’d offer another possibility for some writers: experimenting with short stories before writing a novel. My friend N.K. Jemisin (author of fabulous fantasy books you should read like the Inheritance trilogy and the Broken Earth series) often writes a short story as a “test run” for a novel she’s thinking about writing. For example, her story “Stone Hunger” allowed […]


A Dawn Most Wicked by Susan Dennard releases today!

That’s right, folks. Another happy hour! Not only are we Pub Crawlers busy cheering Shadow & Bone into the world today, but we’re also thrilled to see Susan Dennard’s A Dawn Most Wicked hit shelves. Erm…e-readers. (This prequel to Something Strange and Deadly is releasing exclusively as an e-novella!) Susan does so much for this site—it would crash and burn if it wasn’t for all the strings she pulled behind the scenes—and we’re amazed she […]