Writing A Novella

This article is interesting and provides some helpful tips for writers.

I recently turned in my fourth contracted novella and I’ve learned a thing or three about writing these delightful little gems.

Emphasis on the word “little.”

My first novella developed from my traditional pantser perspective. It was a stand-alone and I could have all the words I wanted just so I didn’t end up with a full-length novel.


1. Simple romantic plot
2. Few secondary characters
3. Picturesque setting
4. Heart-rending conflict
5. Happily-ever-after ending.

However, these were NOT the five things I learned about writing novellas. Learn more.



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