Originally Posted by doreenjoy
I've been writing a long, long time, and my output has varied greatly over the years. I used to do six pages (about 2,000 very polished words) every day. Now I generally do two pages a day. If I keep at it day in and day out, I produce the book well before my deadline. My editor is always hassling me to write faster, but the muse doesn't cooperate.
Yes. In the same vein: Less is invariably more. All of this reminds me of the funny line from George in Seinfeld
. He was pretending to be an architect and implied that he was the one who created the impressive Guggenheim on Fifth Avenue (am I right?): "Didn't take very long, either." Draw your own conclusions from this. I'll resist.