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How Long Should Your Nonfiction Manuscript Be?

How Long Should Your Nonfiction Manuscript Be?

I get this question a lot, and it’s a valid one—especially since the answer can be divided between traditionally published books and self-published books. 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 […]