[Story Break] Nancy Drew fun fact December 28, 2014July 17, 2009 by Melanie Jongsma Fun fact: Remember Nancy Drew? Mildred Wirt Benson ghostwrote Nancy Drew mysteries as Carolyn Keene. Pay per book: $125.00. Just thought you’d like to know. I was an avid Nancy Drew reader as a child, and I know there are other fans out there!