Edith Wharton on Writing a War Story…or a Love Story…or a Comedic Story…or a Story Story

In September 1919,¬†Woman's Home Companion published a lovely little nugget of story by Edith Wharton. "Writing a War Story" is the tale of Ivy Spang, a poetess-turned-short-story-writer. Working as a nurse in France during WWI, Miss Spang is commissioned by an editor at the magazine "The Man-at-Arms." He tells her that he wishes her to... Continue Reading →

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