Seeking an artistic identity of her own Zelda wrote magazine articles and short stories and at 27 became obsessed with a career as a ballerina practicing to exhaustion. Minor Williamson Brinson) (1886–1960) Rosalind Sayre (Mrs.
Scott died in Hollywood in 1940 having last seen Zelda a year and a half earlier. The strain of her tempestuous marriage Scott's increasing alcoholism and her growing instability presaged Zelda's admittance to the Sheppard Pratt sanatorium in 1930. She was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder.