If you’ve been wondering the average number of words per page, you’ve gotta read this!


Greetings,
This morning, Laurynda forwarded me an excellent resource that was submitted to her from Martyn Lloyd regarding page lengths and respective word counts as published by Gloria T. Delamar of the Philadelphia Writer’s Conference Inc.
For instance, you’ll find helpful nuggets like this:

Bear in mind that to say you have a manuscript of fifty pages, doesn’t adequately convey its length. It depends on how many characters-per-inch (cpi) it was printed at.
If printed at 10 cpi, there will be about 250 words per page, making the manuscript about 12,500 words; if printed at 12 cpi, there will be about 300 words per page, making the manuscript 15,000 words. A heftier manuscript of 250 pages can mean the difference between 62,500 and 75,000 words.

If you’d like more information about the average word counts for a wide array of publications, check out this excellent resource here at the Philadelphia Writer’s Conference website.
Thank you again to Martyn for sharing this resource.
Cheers!
Stephanie

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Stephanie Ciccarelli is the Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Voices.com. Classically trained in voice, piano, violin and musical theatre, as well as a respected mentor and industry speaker, Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor of Musical Arts from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at the University of Western Ontario. Possessing a great love for imparting knowledge and empowering others, her blog serves an audience what wants to grow in their careers as professional voice users, and more specifically, voice actors. Stephanie was recently listed on the PROFIT Magazine W100 list three times (2013, 2015 and 2016), a ranking of Canada's top female entrepreneurs, and is the author of Voice Acting for Dummies®.

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