Bruise Control: Chuck Palahniuk talks about writing Fight Club
Chuck Palahniuk, the author of Fight Club, once went on a camping trip, during which he was beaten up for complaining to nearby campers about the noise of their radio. When he returned to work, nobody would acknowledge his injuries instead asking things like "How was your weekend?". And as Stuart Jeffries shows us in this article from The Guardian back in the year 2000, that was how Palahniuk came to write Fight Club.
From The Guardian