How the Langham Hotel Meeting Led to the Creation of Two Literary Masterpieces
Why Other Writers Are Your Greatest Resource, Not Your Competition
Writers inspiring each other is not a new concept, and some of the greatest writers in history have benefitted from writing together. Mary and Percy Shelly spent a rainy holiday in Geneva with John Polidori and Lord Byron. To pass the time, they told each other spooky stories. Afterwards, Mary Shelly went home and wrote Frankenstein.
Harper Lee was a li…