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Book Giveaway Going on at www.scarlettohara.org

December 4, 2009

Tags: Gone With the Wind, Scarlett O'Hara, Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum, children's books

The wonderful blog, href="http://www.ScarlettOHara">ScarlettOHara.org is giving away a copy of my book, The Secret of the Belles. You just need to know your Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum-Scarlett on the Square triva, although we Windies find it anything but trivial! (more…)

Interview on http://scarlettohara.org

November 9, 2009

Tags: Gone With the Wind, Re-Premiere, Scarlett O'Hara, Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum

Leigh Mills, who operates the wonderful blog format website, ScarlettOHara.org, and the website, VIVIEN-LEIGH.com, is running a series of interviews in anticipation of "70 Years of Gone With the Wind: A Re-Premiere." (more…)

Great balls of fire! Two Southern Belles on new Civil War tour

September 29, 2009

Tags: Margaret Mitchell, Roswell GA, Marietta GA, Scarlett O'Hara, Roosevelt

Two of the South’s most famous belles—each of whom are connected to one of the world’s most beloved writers—are being feted this year in a special program. Margaret Mitchell, herself something of a Southern Belle, brought the inimitable Scarlett O’Hara to life in 1936 in Gone With the Wind and, in 1923, recorded a bridesmaid’s memories of the 1853 grand wedding affair of Mittie Bulloch to Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. (They would become the parents of Teddy who would become the 26th president of the United States). This year, both belles are the talk of the town (and wouldn’t Scarlett just love that!) in “Southern Belles to Rebel Yells,” a new downloadable self-guided tour of the Civil War attractions in Roswell and Marietta, two historic burgs in Atlanta’s metro area. (more…)