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Publishing FAQ: How long should my manuscript be?

Publishing FAQ: How long should my manuscript be?

Generally speaking, traditional publishers expect completed nonfiction book manuscripts to be between 50,000 to 75,000 words. Most traditional publishers will place restrictions on an author and require that the manuscript not exceed a specified word count, unless special concessions are made. If your manuscript is on the short side, make this clear when pitching to […]