How long did it take to write the world’s most famous novels (infographic)

How long did it take to write the worlds most famous novels - close up

Online inks & toners store Printerinks has released a new bookish infographic. This time, we can take a look at how much time did most famous writers spend on writing their most prominent works.

How long does it tale to write a masterpiece? There is no simple answer. Also, it’s not a rule that the longer the novel the more time it takes to write it.

When inspiration does strike, some famous novelists have proven that a work of fictional brilliance can be produced in a matter of days.

John Boyne claims he wrote The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas in two and a half days. Compare it to sixteen years J.R.R. Tolkien needed to finish The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Click or tap the visual to see it enlarged.

How long did it take to write the world's most famous novels #infographic

Via Electric Literature.

More infographics to check out:

Tips and tricks

Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription in questions and answers

Kindle Unlimited in questions and answers

Kindle Unlimited Q&A: most common questions about Amazon’s ebook subscription answered in a simplest possible way.

Nook Store - a guide to links, deals, sections, features

Nook Store – a guide to deals, special sections, and features

Browse Barnes & Noble’s ebookstore easily. This list includes most important links to Nook Store: deals, bestsellers, special features, help pages, and more.

Gift ideas

The best Amazon Fire HD 8 2016 case covers

10 protective cases for your Amazon Fire HD 8 (2016)

Check out the selection of Amazon Fire HD 8 (2016) case covers that are meant to fully protect your tablet from dust, scratches, and bumps.

Best Apple iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9 cases sleeves - 2017 models

15 unique cases and sleeves for the 2017 iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9

A selection of the most functional covers and sleeves designed for Apple iPad Pro tablets released in 2017: Pro 10.5 and Pro 12.9. Leather sleeves, keyboard cases, stand covers, and more. Amazon, Etsy, Otterbox.

Best 50

Best short books for busy people

50 short books for busy people

Best short books you can read in less than three hours. Novels and novellas you can’t miss, short stories, and most interesting non-fiction books.

50 best Nook cases and accessories you can get

50 best Nook cases and accessories to buy in 2017

Updated list of fashionable, well-designed Nook case covers and accessories. Nook GlowLight & GlowLight Plus, Nook Tab A 7.0, Nook Tab S2 8.0, and Nook Tab E 9.6.

Let's connect

Share a comment

If you want to discuss the topic or ask a question, please share this post on social media. Make sure to mention us!

You can also contact us directly. Find more details here.

Get free updates via email

Powered by MailChimp
You'll receive email digests on Fridays at 2pm GMT / 10am EST.