15/04/2013 13:00 | By Anthony Pearce, contributor, MSN Him
Weird writing habits of great male authors

Famous male writers and their strange writing methods

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With the Pulitzer prize 2013 about to be announced, we look at the greatest male writers, and the strange routines they used to inspire their creativity.

To be a great writer, suggested Charles Bukowski, you must sleep with many beautiful women, drink beer like water, and lock yourself away until madness looms. Other literary giants, preferring a more methodical approach, adopted strict and strange routines to invite creativity. Here are some of the weirdest said to exist…

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