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    Hello,
    Today I happened to find the Flesch-Kincaid check on my computer.
    I was shocked to find my writing to be as low as the 6th grade level. When writing a novel what level should one work toward?
    Thank you,
    nannyonthenet

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    Hello,
    Today I happened to find the Flesch-Kincaid check on my computer.
    I was shocked to find my writing to be as low as the 6th grade level. When writing a novel what level should one work toward?
    Thank you,
    nannyonthenet
    I wouldn't worry too much about indices. They are based on poorly worked out methods. A novel written for 6th graders might be a best-seller. :wink:

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    The level doesn't indicate the quality of the writing.

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