book lengths

book lengths

adult novella: 20,000 - 40,000 (source: daily writing tips

young adult: 20,000 - 40,000 (source: daily writing tips

young adult: 40,000

adult novel (absolute minimum and maximum for non-established authors): 50,000 - 100,000 (source: daily writing tips

adult: 50,000 - 120,000

mystery: 60,000 - 65,000 (source: modern matriarch)

adult novel: 80,000 - 120,000 (source: daily writing tips

academic books: 90,000 - 100,000 (source: getting published)

historical romance (Avon Books): 100,000 - 125,000 (source: modern matriarch)

page created: 2010-12-04 last update: 2010-12-04