Tag archive: words per sentence

Average sentence lengths of famous novels and authors.

Below is a short list of some famous novels and authors with their respective writing statistics. Keep in mind that a few of these are translations of foreign-language novels, so the statistics will not be perfect for those. With that… continue reading »

What is a good average sentence length?

In a hurry? Want the short answer? Scroll straight to the bottom. As a bit of a science kid in middle school, I tended to stay away from writing as much as I could. When the time came for an essay, I… continue reading »