Nothing screams 'amateur' more than a writer who calls their novella a novel, or vice versa - and you certainly don't want to annoy readers by promising them a novel, but only delivering a novelette.
So what are the publishing industry conventions?
When we sit down at the laptop, or in front of a blank piece of paper, we are completely in control. The decision to put stories down on paper, which words we use, which characters and worlds we create, is completely up to us.
If you find yourself lost in the big, wide world, trying to find your way back to Paradise, then this is the place for you. On this blog, I'll share advice (gathered the long, hard way over the last decade), answer questions, and demystify the publishing industry.