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Gone With the Wind | Gone With the Wind

barry-eva's picture
Mar.08.2012
  Jill Limber used to get herself into trouble when she was younger telling stories, however now she gets paid for telling them which just shows you. She has always been an avid reader and into historical novels, falling in love with American history from reading of “Gone with the Wind”. Her...
manny-pacheco's picture
Feb.10.2012
Officials at the Road to Tara Museum are reporting a fire that took place within a neighboring facility in Henry County, GA. The blaze was centered in the upper level of a storage unit. Directly below were units housing collectible posters from the 1939 premier of Gone With...
steven-belanger's picture
Jan.02.2012
Photo: Original Swedish book cover, from its Wikipedia page   I suppose you already know the sordid background of the author: how he died climbing up seven floors because his lift wasn't working; because he'd been at least a three to four pack a day smoker for a long time.  You...
pat-bertram's picture
Sep.22.2011
The most compelling characters are those who want something desperately and who will do anything to get it, which is why Scarlett O’Hara is such a perennially popular character. Frankly, I find her a bit over the top -- selfish and greedy and way too egocentric. I can’t write such characters, at...
chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
Aug.07.2011
A while ago, a reader on my Facebook Author Page asked how one goes about creating effective characters. Here are some thoughts--and a few examples from books I've enjoyed. 1. The character should be dynamic and driven by a strong passion. So it's a good idea to give the character a powerful...
manny-pacheco's picture
Jul.21.2011
I’m thrilled to discover that WIKIPEDIA has actually used Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History as a matter of Reference for one of their pages. This action further validates the info I provide in my book. I can additionally surmise that an employee of this online organization may have actually...
kevin-arnold's picture
Jan.09.2011
The few days I spent with Ray Carver were unforgettable, his presence so quietly powerful that it shouldn't surprise me that so many who met him want to write about the experience.  On Amazon the search term ‘Raymond Carver' results in over five hundred books; reprints, anthologies, criticism, and...
kevin-arnold's picture
Apr.29.2010
Readers, of course, want the story, they want the author to get on base.  They don't care if it's a Texas-leaguer, one of those balls that bloop over the infielder's heads; a long single, left, right, or buzzing by the pitcher's head; a base on balls; or even if the writer gets hit by a pitch, they...
pat-bertram's picture
Nov.30.2008
Performing artists like actors and comedians know that timing is everything. Without the right pause, the right word, the right gesture, the piece falls apart. Life too is all about timing. Turn a corner and bump into a stranger who will become your mate. Run back into the house to answer the phone...
julia-flynn-siler's picture
Jun.04.2008
One of the most uplifting stories I’ve come across recently is that of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone with the Wind. Known as Peggy by her friends, Mitchell became the first woman to cover hard news in the early 1920s for the Atlanta Journal, one of the predecessor newspapers to today’s Atlanta...