How writing to Daphne du Maurier encouraged Julie Myerson to become a writer
An article in The Guardian this week tells us how Julie Myerson was encouraged to become a writer because of the responses she received from authors that she wrote to as a teenager.
Particular favourites among the letters, which she still treasures, are ones from Daphne du Maurer. She also received replies from John Betjeman and others.
For her full article, in which she tells the story of the letters she wrote as a teenager and the replies she received click here https://www.theguardian.com/global/2019/apr/27/from-fan-mail-to-fiction-the-letters-from-famous-authors-that-made-me-a-writer-?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other