NICE LITTLE NUMBER OF WORDS AUTHORS WRITE PER DAY

NICE LITTLE NUMBER

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Monday 20th January 2020

I  am always interested in the number of words authors write. Here is the number of words written per day by some famous authors.

Words Written      Author

Per Day

1              500                         Ernest Hemingway

2              2,000                      Stephen King

3              1,500                      Jack London

4              135                         Tom Wolfe

5              1,400-1,800          Mark Twain

6              1,000                      W. Somerset Maugham

7              1,000                      Sarah Waters

8              1,000                      Sebastian Faulks

9              10,000                   Michael Crichton

10           600-900                 Kate DiCamillo

11           2,000                      Nicholas Sparks

12           1,000                      J.G. Ballard

13           600                         Ian McEwan

14           1,800                      Lee Child

15           3,000                      Anne Rice

16           3,000                      Arthur Conan Doyle

17           600                         Arthur Hailey

18           500                         Graham Greene

19           1,000                      Holly Black

20           2,500                      Maya Angelou

21           1,000-2,000          Margaret Atwood

22           3,000                      Iain Banks

23           6,000                      Jon Creasey

24           3,000                      Norman Mailer

25           6,000-8,000          Georges Simenon’s incredible literary output was also due to him being a notoriously fast writer. Simenon usually wrote 6,000-8,000 words a day, or anything up to 60 to 80 pages and took approximately 11 days to complete a novel.

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

We do not remember days but moments. Life moves too fast so enjoy your precious moments. – Anon

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…writing 1,000…2,000…3,000 or more words a day

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Mum: Shall I Put the TV on? Daughter: No, the dress you’re wearing looks fine.

LOVE IS…

Love is…us

 

 

 

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