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THE word count!

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Hi

The word count for the VOF week 1 & 2 assignments have been 500 words or less. But i notice that many assignments posted are double or sometimes three times as many words. How important is it to stick to the 500 or less word count? Do you disregard assignments that go way over this number?

Manori

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Hi Manori,
Number counting is simple and important things so I think it should be strick.

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Sunita says it best...

Manori,

Warm greetings!

Every assignment is judged on word count and going over the limit will impact your score. I hope this answers your question. If not, please let me know.

Good luck!

Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
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LUMA's picture

Word count

Hi Manori,
It some times seem difficult to tell our stories in such a short essay.But I understand our readers have many essayss to read so I do try my best to be within the word count.I wish you the best as you try to stay within this limit.
With warm regards from Glory

Manori's picture

Thanks!

HI friends

Thanks for the feedback to this query. It's pretty much as I thought, but I guess it was still good to check!

Cheers,
Manori

malayapinas's picture

Hi! I understand that it's

Hi! I understand that it's difficult to tell stories in limited words just I experience it my self. Though, having a long story with more than 500 words is already a struggle for most readers to stay in tune. What is important is we learn to share our stories in limited words at the same time have readers who appreciate and hear our voices.

Best wishes,

malayapinas

lourdelullu's picture

thanks for the information.

thanks for the information. in fact I was conscious of the word count. However, I have been carried away by the story i was writing that I forget about the count. this is an indication of the richness of untold stories in us that we want to share with others whom we feel very confident with.

then.... I forgot where to click to check the word count. funny?? we are learning here too... educating ourselves to follow instructions without losing the essence of what we are writing about.

Thank you.

Lourdelullu

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

I love this site!

Try wordcounttool.com

I love to hear how so many of us get carried away by our stories.

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

lourdelullu's picture

inquiry

Hi,
I want to get back to the info on the week 3 assignment but i am unable to do so. how can I use the short cut in viewing such info..

lourdelullu

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