LM Montgomery In Mental Floss
Speaking of Anne of Green Gables, my most recent article is all about the author of Anne of Green Gables, LM Montgomery.
14 Facts About ‘Anne of Green Gables’ Author L.M. Montgomery
Here’s an excerpt:
6. She wrote despite a lack of support from her relatives.
Montgomery’s family considered writing to be a waste of time, especially for a woman. So she worked in secret, even going so far as to smuggle candles to her room so she could write at night. As she said in The Alpine Path: “I struggled on alone, in secrecy and silence. I never told my ambitions and efforts and failures to any one. Down, deep down, under all discouragement and rebuff, I knew I would ‘arrive’ some day.”