What Word Count do I need for my Genre?

Following my reblog of Ritu’s question HERE, Author Amy Reade provided a link to the following article:

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Writers are not only concerned with what words to use, but also, how many.

In writing conferences, creative courses and in online forums, a beginning writer will invariably ask for a clear definition of what is acceptable in any particular genre.

This in itself can prove tricky because contrary to the belief in some quarters, word count is not a rule, it is only ever a guideline…

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To read the rest of the extremely informative post, click on the link or logo below:

http://www.litrejections.com/word-count/

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