#DidYouKnow – Rose Wilder Lane

#DidYouKnow is a Blog Series on www.jmnorthup.com and www.nornstriad.com

Does this woman’s name sound familiar to you? Rose Wilder Lane… Do you feel like you should know who she is, but you just can’t put your finger on it? Let me help you out – this is the firstborn and only surviving (to adulthood) child of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her husband, Almanzo.

Now, I am about to blow your mind – did you know – ready for it? – did you know that Rose Lane Wilder was not only a famous writer in her own right, but she helped to pen the Little House books? Though Rose never took writing credits, she is responsible for her mother Laura‘s literary connections as well as for editing her works.

Rose Wilder Lane is acknowledged as being one of the founders of the American libertarian along with writers, Ayn Rand and Isabel Paterson. She was also one of the highest paid women writers of her time in America.

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