I just recently posted the 11th chapter of my blog novel, Ascension Graveyard, and upon copying and pasting the document in the word process here online, I noticed something….
My word count had gone over 5,000 in that chapter alone!
I considered cutting the chapter but after skimming over it, I found that there was no place that would really work, and allow me to maintain the flow of the moment. So I left it as is.
QUESTION? How many words are too many words for a single chapter in a novel?
I like to hover somewhere between 1,000 and 3,500. I will, on occasion, allow somewhere around 4,000, but how many do YOU think is too many?
PLEASE LET ME KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS AND WHY IN THE COMMENTS SECTION.