How long does it take to have a document written?

The answer is, “it all depends”. Dependencies include the type and completeness of the source material, the difficulty of the ideas or tasks to be presented, how stable the base information is, how much time you have to spend on reviews, and so on.

As I did with costs, the best way to give you an idea is by example.

Sample times

Here are some sample times for real jobs that I have done recently (see the costs page for a little more detail), but remember that each job is different: