By Jack Limpert
Legendary DC gossip columnist Diana McLellan once told a new Washington Post columnist, “The best advice I can give is collect info sober, write drunk, and edit after coffee.”
I worked with many magazine writers and none ever said drinking was a strategy that worked. Alcohol apparently has helped many book authors cope with deadlines; if you Google “writers and drinking” you’ll get lots of links. Here are 10 famous authors who battled the bottle while writing their novels.