How to calculate your book’s length before writing

Are you planning a book?

Planning is a useful process, giving you direction, helping you stay on track, and letting you see how far through the process you are.

Some plans are reasonably standard. You can pick a template, and adapt it to your needs. Book planning isn’t like that for most of us. The creative process isn’t always that tidy.

So while this  post about how to calculate your book’s length before writing has some useful points, you need to take it with a pinch of salt. Particularly with obvious points, like the mid-point should be 50% of the way through.

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