How long is your average chapter?

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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby forgotten_cake » May 11th, 2015, 7:27 pm

Mine are usually between 30 and 34 pages long. it's not intentional or anything, it just always seems to work out that way.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby Kattlanna » May 16th, 2015, 11:20 pm

I plan for mine to be constant at 27 pages long. It was 27 pages per chapter in the previous revision, which lasted for 4 chapters until I started the final rewrite, which I just finished the first chapter of.

I just thought that turned out to be a good chapter length when I finished chapter 1 in the previous revision.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby Deltaman » August 20th, 2015, 3:03 am

15-30 pages. I try to use a lot of panels in my pages.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby NickRowler » August 23rd, 2015, 3:34 pm

For me, it's around 17 pages (if you include the cover page). Short chapters are around 8 pages.

Personally, a good average is 15 to 25 pages.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby Jakkal » September 24th, 2015, 3:06 pm

Mine are usually between 60-80 pages.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby IsaacCraveFries » September 24th, 2015, 5:22 pm

I try to keep it less than 30. but my largest chapter was 50 pages long! It was a one time thing though. the chapter was climatic.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby Twinkiesama » October 26th, 2015, 12:15 am

The chapters for my main comic, Chain Link, are always 32 pages. No more, no less.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby Damatris » October 26th, 2015, 7:38 am

My chapters seem to average around 18 pages. Shortest has been 16 I think (I ended up tightening things a bit from thumbnails) while the longest I've thumbnailed is 23 pages if I remember correctly. I do not have an exact page count I have to reach or keep my chapters, I just cut them where it's natural for the flow of the scenes.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby korikoran » November 4th, 2015, 7:23 am

Mine is about 10 pages ^^
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby Ray_Siroff » November 5th, 2015, 1:12 pm

My average chapter have 17 pages and i already have 34 chapters. (25 transtate here on sj) I only skip that page count when there is a big battle or an important event that i dont see the point in spliting in to two chapters! (like chp 18, 26 and 33!)
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby apolloonfire » November 5th, 2015, 7:25 pm

Chapter one clocked in at 106 pages, and while they haven't all finished airing, they've been drawn and uploaded and queued.

Chapter two is almost done being written, and it's going to end somewhere in the 210 range, which means about 104 pages.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby GreenRaptorStudios » December 3rd, 2015, 11:39 am

We just started and are only on chapter 2. The first chapter was 39 pages, since it was the start up to introduce the story. The second chapter is set to be 27 pages long (including the cover). My co-writer and I have put down a rule that all chapters will be 26 interior pages unless we do an annual.

I have discovered that several people who post on welcomic sites tend to post short chapters or break the chapters into smaller sections.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby LittleMissWissy » December 6th, 2015, 6:50 pm

my first chapter is about 10 pages long but my goal for the current chapter is either 15 or 20.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby lizm » December 7th, 2015, 12:19 am

Around 25 pages turned out to work best for me.

For reading, I'm not too concerned about the number of pages per chapter, unless they're ridiculously short or long. There are exceptions, of course, like shorter prologues or longer bonus chapters--but reading a story-driven comic with 5 pages per chapter for instance would just be weird.
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Re: How long is your average chapter?

Postby sevenherestien » February 6th, 2016, 10:47 pm

about 20ish, it should be nice enough to keep at least a decent part of the plot and enough pages for ending that illustrates the coming chapter
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