Letter of Renee Hopkins to John Murray, 27 March 1921

A young girl inspired by Samuel Smiles best-selling book, 'Self-Help' wrote to Murray for advice on how to become a successful author.


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envelope for your answer and if I succeed you
can have some more essays & choose the best
from them as soon as you wish,

I remain.

Yours faithfully

Renee Hopkins

I have written a great many more
essays that I think are much
better than the one enclosed, would
your like to see them before you
tell me that they will be no
good to you.