How Many Words Should Your Novel Be?

How Many Words Should Your Novel Be?

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.

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10 Ways to Meet Your Daily Word Count for NaNoWriMo

10 Ways to Meet Your Daily Word Count for NaNoWriMo

Please join me in welcoming guest blogger Janell E. Robisch to The Educated Writer!

So, you’ve decided to participate in National Novel Writing Month. You’ve committed to writing 50,000 words in thirty days.

If writing every day is new to you, you may quickly find yourself overwhelmed. However, with some simple tricks, you can preprogram your success and win NaNoWriMo!

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