By the Numbers: John Scalzi’s Redshirts

by Crystal Bryant

I’m a numbers nerd, and I’m procrastinating life, so here’s a spreadsheet of John Scalzi’s Redshirts, by the numbers. I may do some kind of data analyzation at some point, once I have more samples, but right now I’m just curious.

Genre: Science Fiction

Click here to open the spreadsheet in Google Docs.

Information I extract:

  • Chapters
    • Number of chapters
    • Max chapter length
    • Min chapter length
    • Average length of chapters
    • Number of scenes per chapter
    • Max scenes per chapter
    • Min scenes per chapter
  • Scenes
    • Number of scenes
    • Max scene length
    • Min scene length
    • Average scene length
  • Total number of words