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Learning to Break the Rules of Word Count

Word count is a fickle thing. Brandon Sanderson’s Oathbringer weighs in at a hefty 460,000 words. John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is barely 30,000. There are stories across all genres that span from a few hundred to several hundred-thousand words.

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S13E3 – Worrying About Word Count

I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread. – JRR Tolkein

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