A lot of writers ask this question as they near the end of their manuscripts. We don’t want our novels to be too short or too long. To help you out, I dedicated this week to research and tried to find word count ranges for different genres and age groups. Below you will find a list divided by target audience and genre.
However, I urge you to take these word count ranges with a grain of salt. I’ve noticed that there are no hard and fast rules for word counts. Take these word count ranges into consideration, but do not stress over them; There are always exceptions to every rule.Read More