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Might be too short; probably all right—It has to do with all the descriptions and world-building in the writing. With these genres, I would say—is an excellent range.
Writers tend to know that these categories run long so they make them run really long and hurt their chances. It shows that you can whittle your work down.
Outside of that, I would say 90KK is most likely all right, and K is probably all right, too. That said, try to keep it in the ideal range. Is it best to query all your target agents at once? With upper middle grade, you can aim for 40, — 55, words.
You can stray a little over here but not much. Shoot for 20, — 35, words. For starters, 55, — 79, is a great range. The word round the agent blogosphere is that these books tend to be trending longer, saying that you can top in the 80Ks. When it gets into the 80s, you may be all right—but you have to have a reason for going that high.
Again, higher word counts usually mean that the writer does not know how to edit themselves. Once again, these categories are expected to be a little longer because of the world-building. When it gets closer to 1, editors and agents may shy away. Coming in a bit low K is not a terrible thing, as it shows you know how to focus on the most interesting parts of your life and avoid a Bill-Clinton-esque tome-length book.
At the same time, you may want to consider the high end of memoir at 99, Not every agent feels that way and is willing to give a ,word debut novel a shot. Agents have so many queries that they are looking for reasons to say no.
They are looking for mistakes, chinks in the armor, to cut their query stack down by one. And if you adopt the mentality that your book has to be long, then you are giving them ammunition to reject you.
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