Writing & Editing Choking on words? ‘Writer’s Timeline’ confirms you’re not alone Bet you can you relate to this graphic that shows how long it takes to put pen to paper. By Susan Young@sueyoungmediaApril 6, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.