Day: January 20, 2014

Your Guide to Book Word Counts

As a reader, I’ve never felt a was too long, even more than a thousand pages. And I’ve never found a bad book short enough. One of the most common questions writers ask me: “How long should my manuscript be?” Well, different publishers look for different lengths for different genres. Helpful, eh? There ARE general guidelines, which I’ll list below. But it’s important to know that these are not hard…