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Does anyone know what the ratio is between a single-spaced Times New Roman 12 font page and the average novel page are?

For example, if you wrote 300 pages in Word with *points above*, how many pages would that likely be if it were published as a novel?

I've wondered this for awhile, but I have no idea how to go about finding out. Any ideas?

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miggy From: miggy Date: February 27th, 2005 11:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
The rule of thumb is that 250 words are on each novel page, so you'd just check your word count and divide that by 250.
miggy From: miggy Date: February 27th, 2005 11:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
Here's a good page on how to check it in the format you'd actually need to submit it in, as the 250 words thing isn't a perfect guide.
ifritah From: ifritah Date: February 28th, 2005 12:14 am (UTC) (Link)
This is great! Thanks!

... Huh, I've been doing single-spaced writing all this time. I guess I just figured since novels are single-spaced, so should what I offer up!
rune_karidan From: rune_karidan Date: February 28th, 2005 07:17 pm (UTC) (Link)

wow, me too...

Thanks for the question Ifritah. I've been wondering the same thing as I have been writing my novel. Also, thanks to miggy for the response.
ifritah From: ifritah Date: March 1st, 2005 01:26 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: wow, me too...

You should go do the math for how many pages you've *really* written. Seriously, it is the COOLEST feeling EVER.
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