What is a Novel?

Hi again!

As promised, in this post, I will explain to you what a novel is.

Here is a simple definition:


As you would have understood, a novel is written in prose.

Now, “What is prose?” you would ask me.

Well, prose is simply normal, everyday language.

I am actually writing to you in prose. When you write an essay in class, you write in prose.

To better understand what a novel is, it is useful to compare the language of prose to the language of poetry.

Here is a good comparison:


So now that you know what a novel is, you can take your pen and start writing one…

As goes the proverb, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”


just start


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