The Life of a Writer Collection
15 Bizarre Facts About the Tragic Life of Edgar Allan Poe 587.5k VIEWS No Edgar Allan Poe biography would be complete without examining the frequently bizarre circumstances surrounding his ... 15 Insane Hunter S. Thompson Stories That Prove He's An Unpredictable Enigma ... 530.3k VIEWS Hunter S. Thompson lived a pretty crazy life and there are plenty of true stories to prove it. This should come as no surprise, ... Shel Silverstein Has Pretty Much Lived The Most Kid-Unfriendly Life ... 88.5k VIEWS Many children grew up reading Shel Silverstein's poetry, but stories about the poet's darker side depict him in a ... 16 Extremely Dark Things You'd Never Suspect Charles Dickens Actually Did ... 56.5k VIEWS Basically the star quarterback of the Victorian era, Charles Dickens worked diligently for every ounce of success he got. The Pansexual Adventures of Lord Byron, The Harry Styles of The 19th Century ... 206.4k VIEWS Nobody from the 19th century partied harder than one of the best poets of the romantic era, Lord George Gordon Byron. But, ... Mark Twain Was Somehow Even More Interesting Than You Thought 22k VIEWS Samuel Clemens (the real name of author Mark Twain), is one of the most well-loved writers of all time, certainly up there ... True Stories About The Real Woman Behind 'Mary Poppins,' P.L. Travers 203.7k VIEWS The writer of Mary Poppins lived an R-rated life. P.L. Travers is best known for creating the magical nanny who has captured the ... Facts About Laura Ingalls Wilder And The Real Life Little House On The ... 4M VIEWS Laura Ingalls Wilder was a homesteader and author, famous for her Little House on the Prairie book series. Like Juana Maria, who ... Robert Louis Stevenson: Legendary Author, Gigantic Cocaine Addict 11.9k VIEWS The creative life of Robert Louis Stevenson was relatively brief. In fact, Stevenson was already in his thirties by the ... Things You Didn't Know About Michael Crichton 12.9k VIEWS In his heyday in the mid-'90s, author and filmmaker Michael Crichton was basically the king of all media. His novels were ... Things You Didn't Know About VC Andrews, The Author Of 'Flowers In The Attic' ... 625k VIEWS For girls growing up in the early '80s, reading the gothic novel Flowers in the Attic by VC Andrews was a rite of ... 16 Things You Didn't Know About George Orwell 21.1k VIEWS Readers across the globe revere George Orwell - and for good reason. He wrote some of the most important books of the 20th ... 14 Weird Facts About Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Guy Who Created Sherlock ... 26.7k VIEWS You probably know Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as the famous author who created the beloved character Sherlock Holmes. But ... 12 Fun Facts About Voltaire, The Jon Stewart of 18th Century France 12k VIEWS Voltaire was an intellectual superstar. True, this 18th-century French writer, philosopher, and rabble-rouser does not seem ... Roald Dahl's Real Life Was Far Darker Than Any Of His Children's Books 21.3k VIEWS Like him or loathe him, Roald Dahl is remembered as one of the best-loved children’s writers of all time. Roald Dahl books like ... 13 Bizarre Facts About Walt Whitman They Didn't Teach In History Class 11.1k VIEWS Walt Whitman's life revolved around literature. Although he left school at the tender age of 11, he never stopped learning. He ... Things Even A Lot Of History Buffs Don't Know About Dante Alighieri 13.5k VIEWS You may not have heard of Dante Alighieri, but you probably recognize him by his first name and his most famous work: Dante's ... 17 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Seuss 164.8k VIEWS Over the course of his life, beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss published 60 books, many of which hold a special place in ... The Insane Story of Alexadre Dumas, The Legendary Author Who Had 40 ... 62.2k VIEWS Featuring shocking duels, unexpected births, and wild romance, Alexandre Dumas’s life is as thrilling and fascinating as the ... Remembering Ray Bradbury, the Man Who Gave Us 'Fahrenheit 451' 1.7k VIEWS Perhaps you read Fahrenheit 451 in high school, or perhaps you didn't because it was on a banned books list. Maybe you ...