What do I do if I don’t know the exact word count of the quote/text extract I want to reuse? November 12, 2021 16:00 Updated If you do not know the exact number of words, pages, or lines you are using, PLS have compiled some resources to make it easy for you to calculate how much content you are reusing. Related articles I am the author of the original work. Do I need permission? Will it be free? How long will it take to receive a response from the publisher?