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He continued to write, however, and in 1918, was rejected by Charles Scribner's Sons, with a request for resubmission upon revision.Marriage and Work In 1918, while assigned to Camp Sheridan, near Montgomery, Alabama, the course of his life changed forever.He would also begin writing plays while still a student at St. In 1911, however, due largely to Scott's less than stellar scholastic record, his parents sent him to the Newman School, a Catholic prep school in Hackensack, New Jersey. Sigourney Fay who would serve as a mentor, encouraging him to develop his talents and pursue his dreams of personal achievement and distinction.During the years at Newman, Fitzgerald published three stories in the school literary magazine, helping him to realize that despite his interest in athletics, he was more successful in literary endeavors. Again, he would not prove himself a top scholar, although his literary achievements began to grow.
The novel meant instant success for the young author and pushed the newlyweds into the limelight.In 1909, "The Mystery of the Raymond Mortgage" was published in the school magazine , marking the first time Fitzgerald was in print.He would publish three more stories in the next two years.Together, Scott and Zelda became synonymous with life in the 1920s.In many regards, the Fitzgeralds' lifestyle read like something out of one of Scott's novels.