5,000 words an hour? That’s madness. John Irving, one of the most prolific living literary fiction authors, describes a process and a word count very much like yours. Many days, he doesn’t write properly at all. He just thinks about characters a stories, occasionally writing a a sentence down on a note card.

I think you’re probably doing just fine, Zach.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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