5 Weird Work Habits of Sucessful Writers

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

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5 Weird Work Habits of Sucessful Writers

  1. 1. kkkkkkkkk kk Successful Writers 5 Weird Work Habits of
  2. 2. 1. Vladimir Nabokov
  3. 3. Nabokov wrote on special index cards he ordered direct from a preferred stationary store They were blank on both sides & numbered
  4. 4. His wife would organize the cards & send them to a typist
  5. 5. 2. Marcel Proust
  6. 6. Proust only wrote in bed… this bed.
  7. 7. 3. Haruki Murakami
  8. 8. Murakmi wakes at 4 A.M. & writes for 6 hours. Then he does a 10k run.
  9. 9. 4. Franz Kafka
  10. 10. Kafka worked at an insurance company & had 12 hour shifts He couldn’t start writing till 11PM
  11. 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. 12. 5. P.G. Wodehouse
  13. 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. 14. The End *

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