So guys, I’m still broke, still jobless, and still stuck in a state with none of my or my child’s things. To everyone who donated before, thank you so much. It helped me get some clothes for me and the baby, diapers, food, and internet access so I could apply for jobs. However, I have bills I need to pay and necessities I need to buy. If you can spare a few dollars, that would be so freaking amazing and I’d love you forever.
—Zelda Fitzgerald, in a review of her husband’s book in 1922 (via trishahaddad)
Reminder that F. Scott Fitzgerald stole his wife’s writing, many times, while suppressing her works. See “Save Me the Waltz”, which he forced her to revise so that he could use parts of it in his own book “Tender Is the Night”. And which author do we study in school?
I didn’t know this.
He also encouraged her to have affairs so he could use that for inspiration, and when she wanted to leave him for a man she fell in love with, he locked her in their house and wouldn’t let her leave.
When she wanted to publish “Save me the Waltz,” Fitzgerald wrote in his diary about DELIBERATELY trying to TRIGGER her schizophrenic episodes and making her incapable of fighting that battle.
And Fitzgerald scholars KNOW all this. They write articles about how it was all okay because in the end, it inspired Fitzgerald to write Great Literature.
knife his corpse
that sounds about right
He was a shitty author, tho…