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"70 Years of Gone With the Wind: A Re-Premiere" at the Marietta Gone With the Museum: Scarlett on the Square

June 17, 2009

Tags: Marietta Gone With the Museum: Scarlett on the Square; Gone With the Museum; Herb Bridges; Cammie King Conlon

I have had the good fortune and honor to be among the invitees requested to appear at the Authors Forum on Friday, November 13, at the Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum: Scarlett on the Square in charming Marietta, Ga. The forum is part of the much anticipated event, "70 Years of Gone With the Wind: A Re-Premiere," that will be held Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14, at the museum. (more…)

Taking pictures in Marietta

June 8, 2009

On May 26, I visited the Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum-Scarlett on the Square (again!) for the purpose of taking lots of pictures. The wonderful Connie Sutherland kindly offered to pick me up at the Atlanta airport and helped me coordinate a photo session that involved several artifacts relating to Belle Watling/Ona Munson. What a thrill and honor to be able to touch a piece of history relating to Margaret Mitchell and Gone With the Wind. (And I got to wear curator gloves, too--also thrilling!) (more…)

Cammie King shares memories of seeing Gone With the Wind for the first time

June 6, 2009

"I saw Gone With the Wind for the first time when it was re-released in 1947. My girlfriends and I had just read the book. Like millions and millions of girls before and after, we were spellbound.
"We formed a fan club called the FMDIDGADs, which stood for “Frankly, my dear I don’t give (more…)

Bonnie Blue Butler loves The Secret of the Belles

June 2, 2009

Tags: Gone With the Wind, Scarlett on the Square, Marietta, children's historical fiction, Kathy Witt, Ona Munson, Margaret Mitchell, Chris Sullivan, Cammie King, Bonnie Blue Butler

Cammie "Bonnie Blue Butler" King read a portion of my new book, The Secret of the Belles, and has offered to write a "blurb" for the cover. How wonderful! The book will be published in mid- to late-September, 2009.