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Gorman and Leslie Robertson Mateer shed some light on the connection between Amanda McKittrick Ros, frequently hailed as one of the worst writers to ever set pen to paper, and the Inklings, who would compete to see who could read aloud from her oeuvre the longest with a straight face.
4 The writer of the folk song "Four Strong Winds" might have taken his inspiration from these mountains when he set pen to paper in the early 1960s.
While the rest of us mortal creatures struggled to come up with a germ of an idea for that One Great Play, Parks actually woke up every morning, set pen to paper and before she turned in for bed--voila