O. O. MCINTYRE HANDWRITTEN NOTE SIGNED, "O. O. McIntyre", on postcard, red ink, Sep 15, 1933 postmark, great content on how to become a writer, by famous New York columnist, author, and publicist. Both the red ink address and note are handwritten. In full: "No one can tell you how to become a writer. Determination is the chief thing. Lack of discouragement the next. And good luck." Also included is a long, 2 x 15, newspaper copy of his "New York Day by Day" column which will give you a good example of his folksy writing style. Both items have age toning, otherwise in fine condition.
Oscar Odd McIntyre (1884-1938) was a New York newspaper columnist of the 1920s and 1930s, who used the byline O. O. McIntyre. His writings cleverly combined a small town point of view with urban sophistication. For a quarter of a century, his daily column, “New York Day by Day,” was published in more than 500 newspapers.