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Definitions of types of stories

emcue was asking questions about fic length etc which got me thinking. Then I went looking and found this:

Type of StoryWord LengthEstimated Number of Pages
Drabble100 words1
VignetteLess than 500 words1-2
Short-Short500-20002-9
Short Story2,500-5,00011-22
Novelette5,000-14,00022-61
Novella15,000-40,00066-175
Novel 40,000 175


Anyone know of any other definitions, or is this about right?

[Edit - using dacro's entry, here is an updated table with fandom terms]
Type of Story marginalia Scale :) Fandom Term Word Length
Vignette Drabble 100
Vignette Double Drabble 200
Vignette Tripple Drabble 300
Vignette Ficlet 301-500
Short-Short Ficlet 500-1000
Short-Short Fic 1000-2000
Short Story Fic 2,500-5,000
Novelette Fic 5,000-14,000
Novella Fic 15,000-40,000
Novel Fic 40,000-
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