Do word counts count? 2018 edition

Has it been a year already? Time flies when you're writing words. But just how many words should we be writing? Here's my annual look at YA word counts for traditionally published and indie authors. To get a feel for the mainstream market, I usually pull Barnes & Noble's list of teen bestsellers, but I'd … Continue reading Do word counts count? 2018 edition

Do Word Counts Count 2016 edition

It's that time of year again! Time for my annual Word Counts post where we take a look at YA word counts for traditionally published and indie authors. So let's get right down to the nitty gritty. First, we take a look at the traditional-pubbed market. For this, I'm going to pull the bestsellers in … Continue reading Do Word Counts Count 2016 edition