The Joys of Writing a Short Book

Being brief has benefits, but brings its own challenges

How long should a how-to (prescriptive nonfiction) book be? 100 pages? 200 pages? A quick read? A deep dive?

There’s no single correct answer.

  • If you’re publishing traditionally, your publisher might have ideas about length, as it affects their pricing.

Author, Writing Coach: Writing about Marketing, Technology, and Writing Itself (very meta).

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