August 8th, 2016

theman

Whole Lotta Words

Today is the birthday of Charles Hamilton, recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's most prolific author. Using at least 25 pen-names, it is estimated Hamilton wrote over 100 million words in his lifetime, the equivalent of 1,200 modern novels (according to Wikipedia). He is best known for for the Greyfriars School stories, written under the name Frank Richards. Today is the 140th anniversary of his birth.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Hamilton_(writer)