When Taylor Swift SangDon’t blame me, love drove me crazy.”she meant the way love and romance inspire us to do so many crazy things. But what does love do to those who write about it? .
what? Authors have been known to do crazy things to find inspiration for writing books. Most recently, Susan Michen, a 47-year-old housewife and author of romance novels, faked her own death and reappeared two years later.
News of Susan’s death came to light when her daughter posted it on Facebook two years ago.Meanwhile, her distant family and fans thought she had committed suicide because she was struggling with her severe mental health problems. new york timesSusan was severely bullied online, making her job more difficult.
Let the fun begin.
– Tweet by Susan Miechen
Miechen’s grieving fans funded her funeral expenses and helped edit and promote her final book, according to members of the romance community.
However, Susan’s sudden disappearance and reappearance did not go as planned. Fans and her fellow writers were so disappointed by her tweets, many accused them of being an attempt to get attention and money.
This isn’t the strangest scandal to plague the writing world, as the author has gone too far. Check out some:
- Wrote a book on How to Kill Your Husband and was later convicted of murdering her husband.
In 2022, 71-year-old self-published romance author Nancy Brophy, author of the essay How to Kill Your Husband, was found guilty of murdering her husband. Her jury found her guilty of killing Brophy her husband and is currently serving a life sentence in Oregon.according to BBCshe shot dead her husband of 26 years in 2018 for a $1.5 million (Rs 13,26,16,083) life insurance payment.
Before the crime, Brophy was a self-published author whose work included novels such as The Wrong Husband and The Wrong Lover.
2. Killed her best friend’s mother and later became an award-winning author with her life story
How far can you go for friendship?
Hulme and her best friend Pauline Parker murdered Parker’s mother, Honora Reaper, in June 1954. At the age of 15, Halm’s parents were divorced and planned to travel to South Africa with her relatives.
Neither of them wanted to separate, so what did they do instead of talking to their families? Killing Parker’s mother so Parker could move to South Africa with her (Best friend goal? JK).
The murder has inspired plays, novels, non-fiction books, and movies, including Peter Jackson’s 1994 film. creatures of heaven.
However, Halms moved to England, changed her name to Anne Perry, and wrote detective and crime novels such as Stranger Face and Defense and Betrayal. She went on to win various awards including the Agatha Award for Best Novel, the Edgar Award for Best Short Story, and the Agatha Award for Best Short Story.
3. Famous Spanish Female Writer Turned Out To Be Three Cis White Men
When we see patriarchy hitting us, we women often want to be men.Elena Ferrante of Spain“.
The man published under the pseudonym Carmen Mora, which loosely translates to “Carmen’s Cool”.
Three men, Jorge Diaz, Augustin Martinez and Antonio Merceno, were actually TV screenwriters.
We didn’t hide behind women, we hid behind names
– Antonio Merceno
4. The best-selling author lied about cancer
Dan Mallory, author of the best-selling thriller novel The Woman in the Window, admitted to lying about cancer in 2019 under the pseudonym AJ Finn. Guardian.
He previously lied for years that he had a brain tumor after a lengthy profile in The New Yorker accused him of a long history of falsehoods about his work history and health.
The novel was later made into a movie (Apparently released by Netflix) called the girl by the window in 2021.
Check out the trailer here:
novel context? It’s about an agoraphobic woman who begins spying on her new neighbor, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts and starring Amy Adams and Gary Oldman, and will be released later this year. I plan to
5. Cannibal in real life
The case itself is quite old, but worthy of special mention. In 2017, 38-year-old Jose Luis Calva said, “cannibal instinct.
It was later found out that he killed his girlfriend and ate her body parts (a cannibal in real life). After his conviction Reuters, He committed suicide while in prison.