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!
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.