Word Counter Tool
Our word counter tool helps you quickly count the number of words in your text. You can also count the number of characters in a text. Simply paste your text into the box below, and the tool will instantly calculate the word count for you. This tool is perfect for writers, students, and anyone who needs to keep track of their word count.
We will never store your text or share it with anyone. We only use it to calculate the word count for you.
How long should my text be?
The length of your text will depend on the purpose of your writing. For example, a blog post should be between 500 and 1000 words, while a short story should be between 1000 and 5000 words. If you are writing a novel, you should aim for 50000 words or more.
Below is a table of word count ranges for different types of writing and platforms
|Type of Writing
It takes about 4 minutes to read 1000 words. This is the average reading speed for an adult. If you are a fast reader, you can read 1000 words in 3 minutes. If you are a slow reader, it will take you 5 minutes to read 1000 words.
500 words is about 1 page single spaced or 2 pages double spaced.
300 words is about 1/2 a page single spaced or 1 page double spaced.
Most people can finish reading 20 pages within 30 minutes. And if you do it first thing in the morning, then the urgencies of the day don't get in the way. Finally, 20 pages seems small but adds up fast. It's a great average speed.
There are many reasons why you might be slow at reading. You might be distracted by your phone, you might be reading something that is boring, or you might be reading something that is too difficult for you. If you are reading something that is too difficult for you, then you should try to find something that is easier to read. If you are reading something that is boring, then you should try to find something that is more interesting. If you are distracted by your phone, then you should try to put your phone away.
Reading 100 pages a day is a good pace. It's not too fast and not too slow. It's a good pace to read at if you want to read a lot of books.