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Here's a Resource For Checking Comp Word Count

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#1 lnloft



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Posted 18 January 2018 - 09:58 PM

I just wanted to share this as a resource for people. You can type in the title of a book in this website and one of the things it supplies is that book's word count. I like knowing what the lengths of other books out there are to give me a ballpark, and I figured other people might, too. One caveat is that you shouldn't say, "Hey, this awesome book is 200,000 words, so I can get away with that, too." Really long pieces are most likely from an author who is tried and true, or an extreme exception to the rule. Even so, I thought people might enjoy this. It's found pretty much every title I've put in.



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Posted 19 January 2018 - 05:17 PM

cool, thanks for sharing.

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