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    The influence of daily routines on creative output has always been of interest to Maria Popova, a New York-based Bulgarian writer and blogger. Such was her interest in successful writers' sleep habits that she commissioned illustrator Wendy MacNaughton and information design team Accurat to create this rather superb infographic, charting authors' sleeping patterns and their literary productivity.

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    Famous Authors Sleep Habits and Literary Productivity

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    Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized | Brain Pickings My favorites wake up at 9 am - I could make that work for me.

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