Putting spaces between written words wasn’t a thing until the 7th Century and didn’t become popular in Europe for another few hundred years (Romanauthorsthoughtyoucouldjustfigureitoutfromcontext).
Braille began as a military code called “night writing.” Developed by the French army (1819) – soldiers could communicate at night without speaking / using candles. Louis Braille learned the code & developed the more user-friendly, optimized version of the Braille alphabet we know today.
Charles Dickens only worked 9am to 2pm and wrote his 28 books and over 200 essays without working longer than 5 hours a day.
There is a 50,000 word novel that does not use the letter “E”.
Ben Franklin wrote an essay about farting.
The world’s longest novel was 15,145 pages, never published, and written by a custodian from Chicago.
Mark Twain didn’t even make it through elementary school.