Story length can be confusing to some writers and none more so than Nina. The Mad Writers help Nina figure out what is going wrong and why her short stories keep accidentally turning into novels and novellas. They work through the Hugo definitions of the various story lengths as well as working through the things that make stories longer as you write.
- Orson Scott Card’s MICE method as explained by Karen Woodward
- Writing Excuses MICE episode
- Writing Excuses episode on Short Stories – in which Mary Robinette Kowal explains her calculations