Grace Livingston Hill at 116 (Books)

Isabella Alden was a prolific writer. Her last book, An Interrupted Night, was published in 1929, just a year before Isabella died at the age of 88.

It’s no wonder, then, that her niece, author Grace Livingston Hill, also wrote well into her “golden years.”

In 1945 Grace celebrated a milestone: 116 books published! And at the age of 80, she began work on book number 117!

Grace at the age of 80 in 1945.

To celebrate her accomplishments, Grace gave an interview with the Associated Press.

On August 5, 1945 newspapers across America published the interview, in which she talked about her writing process.

Perhaps most importantly, Grace related one of the reasons she was drawn to writing:

It’s a delightful article that gives readers a glimpse into Grace’s personality and strong work ethic.

You can read the entire article; just click here to open it as a PDF document.

4 thoughts on “Grace Livingston Hill at 116 (Books)

    1. Hi, Kayla. Do you mean that you can’t read the full article linked at the end of the post? Let me know if you’d like me to email it to you at the email address you provided. Thanks! —Jenny

  1. So I don’t know why it took me years to actually see this comment request again. I am truly sorry. If you don’t mind, can you send this article linked in an email to me? I did a post on her process on my own blog and I am still curious about how she wrote but I also want to verify and make sure my facts were correct. I got my info out of the back of a copy of Bright Arrows.

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