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Watch our Video 2015-03-06 The Combined Book Exhibit is the book promotion and marketing company that help authors and publishers by displaying their books at library and publishing shows around the US and the world.

Month: August 2015

  • The Combined Book Team August 4, 2015

    You wrote your novel, you’re excited to start editing but then you notice something is off: your word count is too low! Below is a guide of word count by genre as well as the “sweet spot” where your word count should ideally fall. Via the Jennifer Represents blog which can be read in full here. PICTURE BOOK: 0-1,300 words. Sweet spot: 300-550* EARLY READER: 100-2,500 words. Sweet spot: (depends on level)* CHAPTER BOOK: 4,000-13,000 words. Sweet spot: 6,000-10,000 REALISTIC MIDDLE GRADE: 25,000-60,000 words. Sweet spot: 30,000-45,000 FANTASY MIDDLE GRADE: 35,000-75,000 words. Sweet spot: 45,000-65,000 REALISTIC YA: 35,000-75,000 words. Sweet spot:…
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