Live Like Hemingway: The Importance of Having a Good Routine

Hemingway may have had the reputation of a booze-hound, but his work was the main priority in his life.

Although his drinking has been romanticized, it always took a backseat to his craft.  His writing is the result of dedication to a good routine – not his booze fueled good times.  Have you ever tried writing hungover?  Fighting off the headache long enough to make a cup of coffee is challenging enough; writing Pulitzer Prize winning fiction is a near impossibility.  Hemingway loved his liquor, and even created his own drink, but he was also an early bird who wrote every day from around 6 am until noon:

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