June 8th, 2009 / 6:14 pm
Behind the Scenes



Bennett Cerf asks:

Do you have a restless urge to write?

If you do, here is an opportunity for you to take the first important step to success in writing.


Sells fourth book—”Your training has paid off! I’ve sold my fourth book to the New York publisher, Abelard-Schuman.”—Eileen Panowski, Los Alamos, N.M.

Sells 11 stories in 6 months—”Just received a check from Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine. That’s 11 stories sold in six months.”—S. Novak, Wayne, N.J.

Lands job as society editor—”Thanks to you, I was recently hired as society editor of our local newspaper.”—Mary Neatherly, Hardin, Mont.

Cracks science fiction market—”After two years of trying, I sold to Fantasy & Science Fiction a few months after enrolling.”—R. Lory, Richmond, Va.

A sensible first step to success in writing
Others have taken it—so can you

Are you uncertain about your writing ability? Many people are. But now you have an opportunity to have your writing talent tested by a group of America’s most successful authors. This is the same Test thousands of men and women have already taken. It has started many on the road to success in writing.

Send for the Famous Writers Aptitude Test. Simply mail the postcard below. With the Test, you will receive a 48-page School brochure.

Your test will be graded by a member of our staff. If you test well—or offer other evidence of writing aptitude, you may enroll. However, there is no obligation to do so.

Mail this postcard for writing APTITUDE TEST—See details, other side


Business Reply Mail
No postage necessary if mailed in the United States

Postage will be paid by
Famous Writers School
Westport Connecticut 06880

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  1. Erin
  2. Erin
  3. Gene Morgan

      Be somebody!

  4. Gene Morgan

      Be somebody!

  5. Kevin O'Neill

      Is he still alive?

  6. Kevin O'Neill

      Is he still alive?

  7. Matthew Simmons

      Fantastic find, Erin.

  8. Matthew Simmons

      Fantastic find, Erin.

  9. michael j

      Are they still up and at ’em?

      If so…

  10. michael j

      Are they still up and at ’em?

      If so…

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