From the Art of War for Writers:
- William Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying in six weeks writing from 12 to 4 am.
- Ernest Hemingway wrote The Sun Also Rises in six weeks.
- John D. MacDonald wrote 7 books in 1953 to 1954. He wrote The Executioners [to become Cape Fear] in a month.
- Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451 in nine days on a rented typewriter.
- Jack London wrote 18 hours a day.
- John O’Hara wrote fast
- Charles Dickson wrote fast. “He had to. He had 10 children”
- Isaac Asimov was the author/editor of over 700 books over the course of his career.
- Stephen King writes 1,500 words a day every day of the year except his birthday.
- When Isaac Asimov was asked what he would do if he had only six months to live his reply was “Type Faster”