Monday, March 22, 2010
Big or little?
Yesterday I got a children's story idea and started to scribble. Soon, however, I realized that I didn't know whether I was working on a short story or a book. Should I flesh it out into a 15,000-word chapter book or shear it down into a 1500-word tale? This particular confusion has not happened to me before. Then again, I've never written a chapter book, so maybe I just don't know how to recognize a potential one. Maybe it's time to try.