Maggie Rainey-Smith is a novelist, poet, essayist and reviewer. She is a direct descendant of novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott and is related to Wild Bill Lovett, an Irish-American gangster in early 20th century New York. She discovered her writing career at the ripe old age of 50.
Which is the lie?
Maggie is a direct descendant of Sir Walter Scott.
You’ve found the lie! Although it is a family legend that they are related to Sir Walter Scott, there is no proof.
Maggie discovered her writing career at the age of 50.
Sorry, this isn’t a lie. Maggie did indeed begin her writing career at 50.
Maggie is related to Wild Bill Lovett.
No, this isn’t the lie. Maggie is actually related to Wild Bill Lovett!
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