Word Length – When Is A Novel, A Novel?

I often see writers posting about the length of different categories of works, asking what word length makes a story “short”, how many words make a novel? Are there any types of marketable story between them? A while ago, to find out, I consulted that all-knowing trove of knowledge – the internet. In looking for an actual carved-in-stone definitive rule, I was to be a little disappointed. More →