Agatha Christie did it in the tub. James Joyce wore a white coat while he did it. And Edgar Allan Poe did it as his cat looked on.
Minds out of the gutter, people—we’re talking writing habits here.
Celia Blue Johnson’s new book, “Odd Type Writers
,” explores the “obsessive habits and quirky techniques of great authors.”
Blue recently highlighted a few writers and their habits for the Huffington Post
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Some of those habits—like Friedrich Schiller’s penchant for rotting apple stench—are downright gross.
“… some of the greatest literary minds of all time came up with techniques that were as inventive as their own fiction. There's clearly no formula for composing masterpieces. Rather, it seems that the path to literary fame is paved with one's own eccentricities.”
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