Word Counts

Last week, I blogged about selecting which genre to write in. Hopefully, you found one (or several) to express yourself creatively in. This week, I am sharing a list of various genres and their word counts, to help you complete any projects you may be working on:

  • Non-Fiction: 70,000-100,000 words

  • Literary Fiction: 80,000-100,000 words

  • Science Fiction and Fantasy: 100,000-115,000 words

  • Romance: 70,000-100,000 words

  • Mystery: 70,000-90,000 words

  • Horror: 80,000-100,000 words

  • Western: 50,000-65,000 words

  • Young Adult (YA): 55,000-80,000 words

  • Middle Grade: 20,000-50,000 words

  • Children's (picture book): 500-600 words

Next week, I will be blogging book news.