How Long is this Fic Really?: A Guide

lrnangel:

chatstronaut:

armellin:

the-queen-of-thedas:

orangelemonart:

professortennant:

Word count in the HP Series: 

Sorcerer’s Stones: 76,944 
Chamber of Secrets: 85,141
Prisoner of Azkaban: 107,253 
Goblet of Fire: 190,637
Order of the Phoenix: 257,045
Half-Blood Prince: 168,923
Deathly Hallows: 198,227

Word count in the LOTR Series:

The Hobbit: 95,022
Fellowship of the Ring: 177,227
Two Towers: 143,436
Return of the King: 134,462

This changed me

I’ve read/ am reading fic that are upwards to 150,000 – 200,000. You’re telling me that authors that write for fun are writing a full-length book for the fun of it? They have earned my respect 10 fold.

A friendly reminder.

Adding on to this by reminding everyone to leave feedback on fics. Seriously, y’all, fic writers put their heart, soul, blood, sweat, tears, and time into their writing. The least that you could do is let them know you enjoyed their works. 

Tell them. TELL THEM (for people in the back). Even if it’s just “loved it” or “i really enjoyed that” or “SCREAMING”…for gods sake tell them!

@thehonoraryamerican Your fic could be a Harry Potter novel!