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    How Long Does It Take to Write a Book?

    How long does it take to write a book? Asking for a friend… In the previous post, I wrote about quitting projects and when and why it’s a reasonable decision. However, if you decide to keep doing it, and if your project is writing a book, know that there might be a long and winding road ahead. While Bradbury only needed 2,5 weeks to write Fahrenheit 451 and Saint-Exupéry wrote The Little Prince in 6 months, Salinger needed 10 years to write Catcher in The Rye, and it took 16 years for Tolkien to write The Lord of the Rings. It all depends more on what it takes to write…