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First of all, I think you have to give your readers enough credit to understand what you are talking about when you use the term "fayree" instead of "fairy". As long as your spelling of the word doesn't get so obscure as to be unrecognizable, then you shouldn't have anything to worry about. Secondly, the burden of responsibility falls on you to write a ...


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I'm sure that unusually-spelt variations on words like "vampire" and "fairy" would be comprehensible to most readers, but, unfortunately that is partly because "vampyre" and "faerie" are a bit of a cliché themselves. "Faerie" has more than 15 million hits on Google. Evolving yourself some names from Latin source words seems a more promising strategy. ...


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75000 word to 100000 for most novels. Fantasy is about 85000 to 125000 words. I would say aim towards the 125000 for your first daft. Then on tour second edit try to cut 5000 word from each part if you have 3 parts to your story. So example first edit I have over 40000 words or 160 pages. Then I would try to cut 20 pages from that. So by the second edit you ...



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