Lester Dent did exactly that. In fact, he wrote his first novel in just thirteen days.
You read that right. Thirteen days.
Over the course of his career, he wrote nearly 200 novel-length stories. He crammed the pages of pulp fiction magazines with stories cranked out under various pen names. During the Great Depression, while legions of writers were starving, he boasted that he made $18,000 a year with his writing. In today’s terms, that’s more than $250,000 a year.
He often wrote a book-length story every month, using a “master plot” formula of his own devising.
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