When I’m in writing mode for a novel, I get up at 4 a.m. and work for five to six hours. In the afternoon, I run for 10 km or swim for 1.500 m (or do both), then I read a bit and listen to some music. I go to bed at 9 p.m. I keep to this routine everyday without variaton. The repetition itself become an important thing; it’s a form of mesmerism. I mesmerize myself to reach a deeper state of mind.
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