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How to Fix Your Word Count

Each genre has its own word count guidelines so many querying writers try to rework their novel so that it fits these limits. But many writers edit based on word count, it edits much of the story flow. Jessica and James have a few tips on how to cut down without impacting your plot, your character development, and all the incredible features of your story.

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  1. What about word count that has mixed genres. Specifically word count for a middle-grade fantasy book where you need more space to build the world?

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