Pulpster and writing instructor Dwight V. Swain (1915-1992) would have reached his century mark today. For the pulps he wrote SF, western, mystery, and adventure stories. His books on writing were standard texts for years. Swain was inducted into the Oklahoma Writers Fall of Fame in 2013.
The link takes you to Swain's 1942 story "Henry Horn's X-Ray Eye Glasses"