• Save
5 Weird Work Habits of Sucessful Writers
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Like this? Share it with your network

Share

5 Weird Work Habits of Sucessful Writers

  • 1,967 views
Uploaded on

The work habits of writers are interesting and they can inform some on how to stream line their own work.

The work habits of writers are interesting and they can inform some on how to stream line their own work.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
1,967
On Slideshare
1,758
From Embeds
209
Number of Embeds
2

Actions

Shares
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 209

http://sambacharach.com 203
http://wjbriggs.com 6

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. kkkkkkkkk kk Successful Writers 5 Weird Work Habits of
  • 2. 1. Vladimir Nabokov
  • 3. Nabokov wrote on special index cards he ordered direct from a preferred stationary store They were blank on both sides & numbered
  • 4. His wife would organize the cards & send them to a typist
  • 5. 2. Marcel Proust
  • 6. Proust only wrote in bed… this bed.
  • 7. 3. Haruki Murakami
  • 8. Murakmi wakes at 4 A.M. & writes for 6 hours. Then he does a 10k run.
  • 9. 4. Franz Kafka
  • 10. Kafka worked at an insurance company & had 12 hour shifts He couldn’t start writing till 11PM
  • 11. Kafka: “Depending on my strength, inclination, & luck [I’d write]…until three o’clock, once even till 6 in the morning.” Kafka’s Desk
  • 12. 5. P.G. Wodehouse
  • 13. Wodehouse would pin pages of his novels on the wall Good pages would reach the ceiling… Bad pages would remain at waist level
  • 14. The End *