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Opposite Habits of Famous Writers

HAB O F FA M OUS WRITERS Night Writers There is something magical in night writing. And the below writers know it. Here's the list of authors who choose to create while others are sleeping. Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805) Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) Tom Wolfe Robert Frost William Faulkner J.D. Salinger (1919-2010) Franz Kafka (1931-) (1874-1963) (1883-1924) (1897-1962) Marcel Proust (1871-1922) John O'Hara (1905-1970) Booth, Mary Louise James Baldwin (1831–1889) Rhblo Neruda 1904-1973) Rachel Carson Alan Ginsberg (1926-1997) (1907-1964) (1924-1987) James Joyce (1882-1941) T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) J. D. Salinger (1919-2010) Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) Carol Ann Duffy (1955-) Richard Brautigan (1935-1984) Danielle Steel (1947-) Morning Writers Being an early bird is also very popular among famous writers. Below you will find wake up time along with the list of writers who made their bones in morning time. 4 a.m. 6 a.m. 7 a.m. Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) Edith Wharton l| (1862-1937) Goethe (1794-1832) W.H. Auden Graham Greene Ermest Hemingway (1899-1961) Victor Hugo (1802-1885) Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) (1907-1973) (1904-1991) 5 a.m. -5:30 a.m.- 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m.- I Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) Kurt Vonnegut |Flannery O'Connor (1922-2007) I Carson McCullersl (1917-1967) Jack London Wallace Stegner I (1909-1993) Katherine Anne Porter Toni Morrison (1876-1916) (1890-1980) (1931-) (1925-1964) - 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) Gore Vidal (1925-2012) Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Ray Bradbury I (1920-2012) I Somerset Maugham| (1874-1965) Thomas Mann (1875-1955) Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014) Coffee or Tea? Numerous authors were huge fans of coffee and tea. Honore de Balzac drank 50+ cups of coffee daily and even chewed coffee beans sometimes. Alexander Pope used coffee for medical purposes (to reduce a headache). Simone de Beavoir couldn't start a day without a cup of tea, and C. S. Lewis always drank tea while reading and writing. Stephen King (1947-) Michael Pollan Immanuel Kant John McPhee Paul Auster (1955-) (1724-1804) (1931-) (1947-) Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) Marcel Proust Gertrude Stein (1871-1922 (1874-1946) Jane Austen (1775-1817) Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) Alexander Pope (1688-1744) C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) Mark Twain (1835-1910) Voltaire Victor Hugo (1802-1885) (1694-1778) Fast or Slow? Some writers have a habit to write lightning fast while others don't. Isaac Asimov could write 4K words/day, and his only fear was that his typewriter would break. On the other hand, Dorothy Parker said: "I can not write 5 words but that I change 7". William Golding (1911-1993) Norman Mailer (1923-2007) Arthur C. Doyle (1859-1930) Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) James Joyce (1882-1941) Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) Raymond Chandler Stephen King (1888-1959) Graham Greene (1904-1991) Tom Wolfe (1947-) z(1931-) Somerset Maugham Charles R. Johnson (1874-1965) Norman Rush (1948-) (1933-) John Steinbeck P.G. Wodehouse Anthony Trollope (1881-1975) Jack London (1902-1968) 41815-1882) (1876-1916) Margaux Fragoso (1979-) Donna Tartt (1963-) Charles Dickens Ernest Hemingway (1812-1870) Mark Twain (1835-1910) J.R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973) (1899-1961) Cats or Dogs? Both cats and dogs are a great inspiration source for writers! Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) Edward Gorey (1925-2000) William Burroughs Truman Capote (1914-1997) (1924-1984) Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) Neil Gaiman Mark Twain (1835-1910) (1960-) Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) E.L. Doctorow (1931-) Donna Tartt Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) William Faulkner (1963-) (1897-1962) Stephen King (1947-) Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Edith Wharton Dorothy Parker Maurice Sendak (1893-1967) (1862-1937) (1928-2012) Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) John Steinbeck Elizabeth B. Browning Emily Bronte (1806-1861) William Styron (1925-2006) (1902-1968) (1818-1848) Lying or Moving? Some authors thought that horizontal position was the most productive for their writing, while others were fond of movement. Marcel Proust (1871-1922) George Orwell (1903-1950 W.G. Sebald (1944-2001) Edith Sitwell Edith Wharton Truman Capote William Wordsworth (1924-1984) (1887-1964) (1862-1937) (1770-1850) William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) Henry D. Thoreau (1817-1862) Virginia Woolf (1882-1941 Wallace Stevens Robert Frost (1874-1963) (1879-1955) Robert L. Stevenson (1850-1894) Sources: 1. “Odd Type Writers: From Joyce and Dickens to Wharton and Welty, the Obsessive Habits and Quirky Techniques of Great Authors" by Celia Blue Johnson 2. 3. Created by: Bid Papers I

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