How Long Should Your Book Be?

“How long should my book be?” has to be one of the most commonly asked questions asked by new authors. It’s a difficult question to answer because it really depends on many factors related to your book. Here are some useful guidelines to help you assess how long your book should be.

If you have any questions about how long your book should be, feel free to contact us and we can figure out your book vision and word count together.

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The Most Common Writing Mistakes That New Authors Make

Congratulations! You’ve come up with your book idea, have done your competitor research and have a clear idea of how to market your final work within your chosen niche. Beyond that, you’ve created a table of contents, mapped out a writing schedule and are finally ready to set the wheels in motion to make your project happen!

Everybody who’s seen your work tells you that you’re a great writer, so you’re looking forward to self-publishing and skipping out on the costs of a traditional editor. While we have no doubt that your writing is fantastic, there are several common writing mistakes to keep in mind when creating your manuscript for the first (or subsequent) time. As professional editors, we come across these stylistic glitches day in and day out while scanning through the first drafts of our clients’ books. By becoming aware of them and steering your writing in the opposite direction, your book’s contents will improve almost instantaneously. Read More