word counts

S21E4 – Word Count: Push the Limits or Stay Reserved?

The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail. – Charles R Swindoll
The secret of being boring is to say everything. – Voltaire

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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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