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The word count is the number of words in a document or passage of text. Word counting may ... Hyphenated permanent compounds such as "follow-up" (noun) or "long-term" (adjective)...

How Long Should a Book Be? -- Word Count For Books Explained

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Oct 24, 2012 ... Well—remember the first Harry Potter book? It wasn't that long. After JK made the publishing house oodles and oodles of money, she could do ...

How long should my novel be? - Writers & Artists

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When writing a novel, how do you know when to stop? Here, we take a look at typical novel lengths and what appeals to publishers.

How long is a novel, book, chapter or synopsis | WW

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A short novel is 60,000 words long. A really dazzling literary debut could be a tad shorter than that, but golly gosh, you'd need to dazzle. A novel of average ...

How Long Is A Novel? - Daily Writing Tips

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Aug 26, 2015 ... Before the advent of ebooks, modern fiction writers concerned themselves chiefly with two lengths: long (novels) and short (short stories).

Word Count: How Long Should A Book Be?

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On one level, you could argue that word count, or length, is probably the last thing a fiction writer should worry about. Your job is to write a good story, and that  ...

Word Count: How Many Words In a Novel? - The Write Practice

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Right now I'm obsessed with a novel/web serial called, Worm. It's by an author who goes by the pen name Wildbow. The novel is 1.75 million words long, the ...

Fiction Factor - How Long Should Your Story Be?

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word count, story length, novel length, word counts. ... One common question asked by many writers is: "How long should my story be?" The simplest answer is : ...

Editorial Ass: is there a word count cap for a debut novel?

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Jun 9, 2009 ... Hi Moonie, Could you tell me - are there big word count issues for a first novel? .... It was an excellent novel, great story, but it was just too long.

Average Book Length: Guess How Many Words Are In A Novel

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Mar 9, 2012 ... According to Amazon's great Text Stats feature, the median length for all books is about 64,000 words. The figure was found through looking at ...

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Word count by genre: How long should my book really be ...

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Apr 5, 2015 ... Publishers and agents are typically inundated with manuscript submissions from authors seeking publication. And as a result, 'the authorities' ...

5. How Long Should a First Novel Be? - Utterances of an ...

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Apr 30, 2011 ... When you read novels do you look for books of a certain size? Is your favorite novel long, short, or somewhere in between? I ask this because, ...

Average novel wordcount. (And when is YOUR novel too long ...

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Aug 31, 2014 ... You're writing your novel, it's getting longer … and you're just getting a wee bit worried that you might, possibly have over-achieved? Worry no ...