1. Charles Dickens believed that by only sleeping facing North, this would improve his writing.
  2. William Faulkner drank a lot of whiskey when he was writing.
  3. Truman Capote wouldn’t begin or finish a piece of work on a Friday.
  4. Agatha Christie munched on apples in the bathtub while pondering murder plots.
  5. Interestingly, William Shakespeare invented the word “hurry.”
  6. Oscar Wilde’s, full name is  ‘Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde’
  7. Ernest Hemingway lived through five wars, four car crashes and two air catastrophes.
  8. Many people mistakenly think that the Monster is named Frankenstein, when in fact he’s never given a name in the novel. Although, when Mary Shelley gave a reading of the book she referred to the Monster as “Adam”.
  9. Pride and Prejudice was originally titled First Impressions.
  10. The Irish band U2 borrowed a chapter title in the book  Lord of the Flies for a name of a song.

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