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Shorter Works: 1923

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1923. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

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Summary

Short Stories (1)

Dog Monday’s Vigil

Miscellaneous Pieces (2)

Fiction Writers on Fiction Writing: Advice, Opinions and a Statement of Their Own Working Methods by More Than One Hundred Authors (questionnaire) | Novel Writing Notes (essay)

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Dog Monday’s Vigil (short story)

By Lucy Maud Montgomery. Our Canadian Literature: Representative Prose and Verse, chosen by Albert Durrant Watson and Lorne Albert Pierce, third edition (Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1923), 381–88.

Synopsis: This story about Dog Monday, who belonged to the Blythe family during the First World War, was adapted from chapters 2, 6, 8, 10, 11, 21, 22, 29, and 35 of Rilla of Ingleside.

Collected: Twice upon a Time: Selected Stories, 1898–1939, 255–60.

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Fiction Writers on Fiction Writing: Advice, Opinions and a Statement of Their Own Working Methods by More Than One Hundred Authors (questionnaire)

Edited by Arthur Sullivant Hoffman. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1923.

Synopsis: This book invited 115 authors, most of whom are no longer widely known, to answer questions about various aspects of the craft of fiction writing, including technique, inspiration, and trends in current literature. Not only are Montgomery’s responses to twelve questions more substantial that most appearing in the collection, but also, they contain details about Montgomery’s approach to writing that do not appear anywhere else. Montgomery’s responses appear on pages 9, 30, 44, 68–69, 87–88, 160–61, 211, 225, 238, 252, 268, 279–80, 290, 303, 317, 326, 334, 335–56, 373, 382, 390, 400–401, 408, and 420.

Collected: Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery, by Alexandra Heilbron (Toronto: The Dundurn Group, 2001), 200–206 (excerpts). The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 189–96 (excerpts).

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Novel Writing Notes (essay)

The Editor: The Journal of Information for Literary Workers (Highland Falls, NY), 17 November 1923, 53–54. Scrapbook of Reviews, 230.

Synopsis: This essay about writing appeared as part of a column entitled “Contemporary Writers and Their Work”: “A Series of Autobiographical Letters on the Genesis, Conception, Development, and Writing of Fiction, Poems, and Articles Published in Current Periodicals.”

Collected: The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 197–98.

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Published on 23 November 2023; last updated on 1 December 2023. Please contact the site owner with additions, corrections, questions, and suggestions.