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Tips and Tricks To Fix Word Count Issues

March 20th, 2023  •  13 mins 7 secs  •  Download (18 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Each type of book has its own expected word count. From chick-lit to epic fantasy, from picture books, to middle-grade to adult, it’s often easier to find traction with agents, publishers, and even readers when your story length meets expectations.
What do you do when your story is WAY too short -- or too long?