How long should a book be?

It depends, of course. Who’s the audience? What’s the genre? Is it more commercial or literary?

The link below is to a great article by Chuck Sambuchino, Editor for Writers Digest and author of several books for writers. The article provides some really good guidelines. However, if you’ve written a phenomenal, unique story, I’m sure there are always exceptions.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/word-count-for-novels-and-childrens-books-the-definitive-post

 

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