By the Numbers: John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War

by Crystal Bryant

I’d forgotten how much I love Old Man’s War by John Scalzi until I was scanning through to pick out the data. I stopped several times just to read.

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