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Discussion on: My new book has just been released! Here is how I did it and how you can do the same 🚀

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Hi Remo, first of all: Congratulations on your achievement!

I'm curious, could you provide a ballpark number on the total hours you put in over the course of your eleven month writing and editing process?

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Remo H. Jansen Author

Hard to say but it was very usual for me to spend a minimum of 1-2 hours per day (Monday to Friday) and 3-4 hours on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

That gives me a minimum of 484 hours:

(((1 * 5) + (3 * 2)) * 4) * 11 = 484

A maximun of 792 hours:

(((2 * 5) + (4 * 2)) * 4) * 11 = 792

It is also true that some weeks I took a break (e.g. Xmas) so maybe the number is a bit smaller. Let's say something between 400 and 700 hours per edition.