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Do you prefer books with long or short chapters ?

Post by Jolyon Trevelyan » 27 Sep 2015, 06:00

Do you prefer books with long or short chapters ?

Personally i prefer many short chapters in a book. I think its easier to read a 500 page book with 50 chapters Than reading a 50 books with 10-15 chapters.
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Post by gali » 27 Sep 2015, 07:56

I don't care either way as long as the book is good.
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Post by Crossroad Readers » 27 Sep 2015, 11:55

I would prefer a lot of short chapters.
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Post by rssllue » 27 Sep 2015, 12:12

I lean towards shorter, but the story is the most important.
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Post by Reverie » 27 Sep 2015, 14:48

I prefer shorter chapters.

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Post by Jolyon Trevelyan » 27 Sep 2015, 14:56

rssllue wrote:I lean towards shorter, but the story is the most important.
Well yes of course, but that goes without saying.

-- 27 Sep 2015, 20:57 --
Jolyon Trevelyan wrote:Do you prefer books with long or short chapters ?

Personally i prefer many short chapters in a book. I think its easier to read a 500 page book with 50 chapters Than reading a 50 books with 10-15 chapters.
it should be 500 book with 10-15 chapters
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Post by Jojowrites4All » 27 Sep 2015, 16:58

I don't mind either way, but I'm accustomed to the longer chapters.
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Post by LivreAmour217 » 28 Sep 2015, 12:54

I don't really have a preference. If the story is good, I won't even pay attention to the length of the chapters.
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Post by Whitnicole » 28 Sep 2015, 14:17

I enjoy feeling like I'm making progress in a book, but chapters that are one or two pages seem like a tease and too tedious.

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Post by Zoe303 » 28 Sep 2015, 14:20

It depends on the book, but mostly I prefer shorter chapters, not those ridiculously short ones though. I don't like long chapters, especially if it was a boring book.
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Post by bluemel4 » 28 Sep 2015, 14:31

I used to set goals for certain page amounts a day. It was usually around 50 pages. I liked it when a chapter ended on even pages. Now I don't really care. Long or short chapters don't even really register for me. I am more interested in enjoying what I read. :D
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Post by VinuW » 28 Sep 2015, 14:45

Short chapters. I am not sure why, but it makes me read faster.
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Post by hsimone » 28 Sep 2015, 15:45

Either way is good for me too. If I need to stop and can't finish a chapter (because it's long), it used to bother me. Now, I can stop when I think it is a good stopping point, then I'm able to pick it up pretty quickly the next time around!
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Post by quadbrookie » 28 Sep 2015, 21:50

It may sound crazy but, I feel like I am reading faster, and the book doesn't seem as long!
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Post by CaitCupcake » 28 Sep 2015, 23:06

I prefer short chapters i like to kid myself into saying "just one more chapter before bed will be fine" and usually read another 5.
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