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Mary and Percy Shelley’s brief, secretive courtship took place against an unusual backdrop. Margaret Mitchell’s husband gave her a life-changing gift. Lusty Frieda Lawrence believed she deserved equal credit for her husband’s novels since she unleashed his passion.

We’ve been making our way around the web sharing fun facts about classic writers’ love lives. Read on if you’d like to find out how to seduce like a writer, which scribes took romantic revenge in print, which ones knew how to give presents with presence, and other literary amorousness.

Seduce Like a Writer: How 7 Famous Scribes Wooed

10 Immortal Gifts Between Writers and Their Beloveds

9 Works Inspired by Writers’ Love Lives

Muses and More: 3 Books We Owe to Writers’ Lovers

10 Tempestuous Writerly Romances

5 Writers Who Took Romantic Revenge in Print

8 Literary Heartbreakers