ELEVEN well-known books that were inspired by dreams

Fictionophile

Introduction by Brigid Ludwig

Did you know that Stephen King dreamed the entire plot of ‘Misery’ on a plane?

If you’ve ever been unable to put a great book down, you know how easy it is to get lost in a story. The interesting characters, the fascinating plot points, and enthralling description can keep you turning page after page. Authors work very hard to craft compelling stories that their readers will not only enjoy, but love. For many this takes years of hard work and planning. It may even mean hundreds of rejections, thousands of edits and loads of re-writing. For a lucky few, however, they don’t have to work so hard at all.

Authors of famous books like Frankenstein and Jane Eyre claim to have come up with the ideas for their novels in their dreams. And these aren’t the only cases, either. You’d be surprised how many famous…

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5 thoughts on “ELEVEN well-known books that were inspired by dreams

      1. The story is based on the painting Paris, A Rainy Day. It’s about a young woman named Liselle living with her widowed mother and working in Paris. It’s a short, short story you’ve reminded me I should work on again! Merci.

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