Let's play a game: see if you can match the writer to the fact:
1. Wrote one very popular novel in nine days on a rented typewriter.
2. Chose "Pansy" as the original title for their debut novel.
3. Penned this first book in an infamous series to stop from thinking about an upcoming marriage.
4. Quit working as general manager of a $30 million dollar company after a mid-life crisis in order to write.
5. Wrote in longhand while standing up at a tall desk.
6. Worked for several years as art editor for a national award-winning literary magazine.
7. Paid an editor to take off six months to collaborate on their debut novel.
8. Had a spouse who packed up and subsequently lost the only copies of unpublished manuscripts for eleven stories, one novel, and a number of poems.
9. Wrote with a quill pen dipped in ink.
10. After writing a first novel with a 5K first print run, wrote a second novel that spent 47 weeks on the New York Times besteller list.
A. Margaret Mitchell
B. Ian Fleming
C. Ernest Hemingway
E. Shelby Foote
F. John Grisham
G. Harper Lee
H. George Pelecanos
I. Ray Bradbury
J. Eugene O'Neill
No Googling, now -- and answers will be provided later today in comments.