10 Great Facts about Writers and Dogs

I couldn’t resist reblogging this one. Writers and dogs together. What could be better?

Interesting Literature

Short facts about writers and their pet dogs – and the canine figures in the works of famous authors

Fearing attacks from rivals, poet Alexander Pope rarely left his house without a brace of pistols and his dog, a Great Dane named Bounce.

Virginia Woolf’s first published essay was an obituary for the family dog, Shag.

The first draft of John Steinbeck’s novel Of Mice and Menwas eaten by his dog, Max.

Emily Brontë’s dog, Keeper, followed her coffin to the grave when she died and, for weeks after, howled outside her bedroom door waiting for its owner to return.

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2 thoughts on “10 Great Facts about Writers and Dogs

  1. Yes we are an inspiration to our humans. My human has a great book called The Dog made Me Buy It. Its ads throughout the years that used dogs in their ads to sell their products

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