marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

how many books a year

Faced with such lackluster advice as "less than four books a year," a brave soul has stepped up to the plate to definitely answer questions about speed in writing:

However, the piece did reveal an obvious, crying need in the book industry for a real answer to an important question: exactly what speed should a novelist operate at in order to produce a genuine, quality novel?

We have been working tirelessly all week to provide this answer. Here are our results.

Question: what is the correct number of novels a novelist should write in a year?


Based on our calculations -- 1.736

Full essay here:

Pay particular attention to how many words you should write a day.
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