How Fast can you Write a BookWhat is the speed of writing a book?
What's the speed of writing a work?
Your asked is the one thing you should never ask an author. Writers Chuck Klosterman has said that the two most frequent issues a author gets are: And how long did it take you to get your ideas?
Most often in my life is: "Tell us what your textbook is about", what it really means: Those are obviously well-meaning issues, and it is certainly better to ask these issues than no issues at all - because that would mean no one would care. Apart from that, the length of a work is a puzzling and often complicating one.
Klosterman's response is good: "It is a question that poses many additional issues about the whole cognition. When I think only of scribbling, do I just type, or do I just type mechanically? When I come up with the rough notion of a novel in 1996, but only start working on it in the fall of 2016, did it take 20 years or six month?
Never know when the letter begins. It was less than five month from the moment I sell the suggestion for my latest volume, The Daily Stoic, to the moment I first presented a design to the publishing house (and its publishing was about 10 month from the suggestion to the publishing - which is very fast).
Is it true that the volume only lasted a few month? I remembered that the publishing of the volume took place almost ten years to the exact date after my first encounter with stoicism, the philosophies on which the volume was born. And so did my folks who encouraged me to study and take me to many of the places I refer to and speak about in paper.
The point is quite easy: the least important part of "writing a book" can be it. To write is just the order and expression of these things. Even then, this letter is useless, without significant editorial, styling, layout and, ultimately, market. Up-and-coming writers - and enthusiasts of literature - would do well to recall that a work is a set of a person's experience.
It is not just a series of words - otherwise we would not be more important to the trial than the legendary apes who pick on the typewriter until they produce Shakespeare. How quickly a work is assembled can therefore be a peculiarity of a particular design or how long it took can easily be the result of a particularly sluggish, conscious (or distracted) author.
The longest of my books took the least amount of work. I' m now working on a project that will get the longest out of all my work, because in many ways I'm beginning from zero. It' a curious and extraordinary kind of work. There is a good explanation why it is said that artists like to paint and authors like to write.
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