What is a Novella?

Ahem…

“A novella is a written, fictional, prose narrative normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel. The English word “novella” derives from the Italian “novella“, feminine of “novello“, which means “new”.[1] The novella is a common literary genre in several European languages.”

That is the official definition of a Novella. And if you’ve never read one before, then here’s a good place to start:

Enjoy!

Ricky Baxter

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