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#1 Zach67

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 04:49 AM

Is 20,000 words too short for a middle grade fantasy novel? If so, what would a good minimum be?


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Posted 11 January 2018 - 01:28 PM

According to this (the generally recommended word counts for each age group and genre), MG fantasy is 35,000-75,000 words with the sweet spot being 45,000-65,000 words.

 

20,000 words is far too short.


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