Writings, 1939-1988 and undated

Scope and content:

Series includes short stories, novels, t.v. scripts and screenplays, publisher's pitches, along with plays, an article, poetry, and one letter. Some of the novels are written under the pseudonyms Franklin W. Dixon, Lee Davis Willoughby, Frank Max or Max Franklin, with romance novels by Jessica or Charlotte Fen. Two novels are written with others, including Richard Laymon and Colleen Chandler, and there is a publisher's pitch written with Don Woodbeck and Craig Glazer. All writings are typescript, except for an incomplete, handwritten manuscript novel. There are two folders containing research for novels, and Deming's master's thesis is present. Items dating past Deming's death in 1983 include a reprint short story and marketing materials for a novel. There is an information folder for Deming located in box 1.


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