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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_count

The word count is the number of words in a document or passage of text. Word counting may ... As for which sections of a document "count" toward the total ( such as footnotes, ... There are no firm rules: for example, the boundary between a novella and a novel is arbitrary and a literary work may be difficult to categorise.

thewritepractice.com/word-count

The number of words in a typical novel (i.e. publishable novel) varies ..... the first 15,000 of my first novel (the first draft) and am aiming for a total of 80,000 words.

www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/word-count-for-novels-and-childrens-books-the-definitive-post

Oct 24, 2012 ... Now, speaking broadly, you can have as few as 71,000 words and as many as 109,000 words. That is the total range. When it dips below 80K, ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/09/book-length_n_1334636.html

Mar 9, 2012 ... The figure was found through looking at a number of books' text stats, until “Brave New World”'s 64,531 word count landed in the exact center ...

commonplacebook.com/art/books/word-count-for-famous-novels

Nov 22, 2011 ... Word count for famous novels, in ascending order by number of words. ... For average word counts based on genre, see this handy reference. .... important, what the length of the story is, in total, in unimportant, as a number.

www.writersworkshop.co.uk/blog/average-novel-wordcount

Aug 31, 2014 ... We tell you how many words there are in an average novel, and what counts as too long or too short. Find the right number of words for every ...

electricliterature.com/infographic-word-counts-of-famous-books-161f025a6b09

Jul 18, 2014 ... If you liked Electric Literature's Game of Books infographic that compared the length of A Song of Ice and Fire to classic novels, you might enjoy ...

thewritelife.com/how-many-words-in-a-novel

Jun 6, 2017 ... A Word Count Guide for 18 Different Book Genres ... But no agent would get to know that because they'd see “Memoir: 270,000 words” and hit ...

writers.stackexchange.com/questions/41/what-is-a-normal-length-for-a-chapter

It is feasible to count the number of words in a published chapter: count ... simply divide the total number of pages in the book by its number of ...

www.litrejections.com/word-count

Writers are not only concerned with what words to use, but also, how many. In writing ... It costs money to proofread a book twice the length of another. It costs ...