Title page, dedication page optional , preface, contents, acknowledgments, and section title pages optional count as part of manuscript length. Who is ever going to read 2000 pages? Available spacing options: single spaced, 1. They are very similar fonts in appearance, but you get as much as a 20% difference in the word count per page. If it's a simple math question, the answer is easily found by using the word count function in your word processor. But there is another prominent epic fantasy series that might be a little closer to what you're thinking. I think there should be an industry standard for this.
If it's the latter then just aim for 80-120 thousand words 127,000 words is 208 pages of single spaced A4- that's my word count and you'll be fine. Hope that helped, and hope that I'm not wrong! However, below are the word counts a writing group member recently came up with, derived from the number of times the question about story and book lengths was asked by writers, from various articles and conferences, discussions with agents, agent blogs, and those self-help books that all writer's love. In general, the writer can expect a 4,000-word essay to run about nine pages if it is single spaced. Crisp Wallet at Foxtrot News. Pages by Word Count Use our handy table to discover how many pages a given word count yields, single or double spaced, in Times New Roman or Arial 12 point font. But yours is twice as long, which means twice as much editing and twice as much paper to print it. With the adoption of computers in the classroom, teachers switched from pages to work count because it was too easy for the computers to manipulate the font size and page size.
Hope i didn't offend anyone. The calculator is able to provide a more accurate conversion by taking into account more specific information. This website converts the number of words to the number of pages, online and for free. To be honest shoot for 2000, go a bit over it helps with the editing process! I was worried about going way over 400 pages for my 1st novel. I think chapters varying between 10 and 30 pages in a paperback are good length chapters.
And if you really wanted to know, you could do the calculations to figure it out. So a 300 page manuscript will be roughly a 300-page book. Some of mine have been longer, but not my first one. Provide details and share your research! How many words are in 100 pages? How many words are in ten pages? That epic length is 3-4 times what you're setting your goal at. Bella is then so depressed that she tries to commit suicide by jumping out a basement window.
Every writer can cite examples that violate the following word ranges. How many pages is 7,500 words? The truth is there is no definitive answer to this question. That just seems like a lot to me. While we make every attempt to make our calculators as accurate as possible, the results won't be perfect. Now I'm worried if I'll have 300. Should I just create a fake news station and alter the names. Use Google to see if you can find one near where you live.
When students used to write on typewriters, it was common for teachers to assign essays in number of pages. To learn more, see our. Not single spaced or 1. The five books in that series to date average between 300-450,000 words each. There are approximately 2250 words in five pages.
For a page with 1 inch margins, 12 point Times New Roman font, and minimal spacing elements, a good rule of thumb is 500 words for a single spaced page and 250 words for a double spaced page. Pages are useless these days. But what you're really looking for isn't a word count. How many words are in five pages? All you have to do is a little math to figure that out. I had a followup question about chapter length. Replication: The Jason Experiment is 85, 214 words long and the final book is 294 pages.
Right when the clown car is about to hit her, Jacobs queer butt shows up and pulls her out the way. I always thought that an 8 page paper that gets to the point is better than the same ideas spread over 10 pages with a bunch of filler in order to meet the arbitrary page count requirement. While a general guideline is one page is 500 words single spaced or 250 words double spaced , this is a ballpark figure. There are approximately 1350 words in three pages. I think that a typical paperback novel usually has somewhere between 300-500 words per page. The Magic Treehouse books are about 5,000 to 12,000 words, depending on which one you pick up.
From the publisher's standpoint, it's more important to know how much space will be used in the printed book than to know the exact word count. For general information, the following are calculations using 12-point Arial font, double spaced: How many pages is 500 words? Since there can be a large variation on the number of words needed to fill a page, most papers are no longer assigned by page count. You may want to end it on a particular note or during a particular scene; you may want to resolve a problem or leave the reader in suspense. Take the total word count, divide it by number of pages you've written and that's your individual word count per page. I've had loads of times where i had a point i wanted to end on, but I couldn't because the chapter would be too short. And most middle grade novels are in the 20,000 to 40,000 range.
I suppose it depends really. This is going to be a series whether I'm published or not. Though some people use programs like Google Documents that never shows you when you go to the next page. I personally dont like short chapters. That being said, it should provide a more accurate indication of the number of pages a specific word count will be and the number of words per page you type when compared to the general rule of thumb.