What is a Novelette?

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A Novelette’s length varies from 7,500 to 19,000 words.


A Novelette is Narrative Prose Fiction.

Structure (Narrative and Story Development)

A Novelette focuses on whimsical and sentimental themes.

However, the modern-day Novelette has evolved the form to include different genres like sci-fi, drama, or historical short fiction.

Structure (Stylistic and Literary Purpose)

A Novelette often focuses on character development, worldbuilding, and plotting.


A Novelette is often misspelled as novellete.

People refer to Novelettes as “long short stories” or “short novellas.”

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