Margaret Mitchell's path to success offers important lessons that hold true after eight decades of drastic changes in tastes, culture, mores, business and technology. Besides the obvious -- be a spellbinding storyteller -- here are six takeaways that may help other writers.
We are not a complacent generation, so let's not let the recent Supreme Court decision make us complacent about civil rights and safe spaces for anyone else who is still struggling to thrive in a society where they are not always treated as equal.
Maybe I can't shake those romantic images, or maybe holing up behind closed doors feels like being a child exiled to my room as punishment. For whatever reason, I write best in the more central rooms of the house, the ones where I spend time doing many other things.
While the classics have always had a reputation for intimidating length (Tolstoy, Dickens, I'm looking at you), we are now living in the era of an entirely new trend: the big, fat, juicy debut novel.
While most authors don't spend the same amount of time as Margaret Mitchell and Harper Lee on today's novels there are certain things that need to be clear and true when writing a book.
The American People is predictably commanding and passionate, its insights are stunning and endless, its narrative consistently compelling. But how much of the history it recreates is true?
Years later, Allan set out to find his sister. Frustrated by a lack of progress via traditional methods, he turned to Facebook
These Georgia peaches have contributed to the culture and economy of their state and the U.S. I have profiled two amazing Georgia women in recent blogs: Coretta Scott King and Juliette Gordon Low, both of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Of course, there are many other accomplished Georgia women. Let's learn about a few.
Our modern culture is obsessed with celebrity deaths and a celebrity death with a mystery attached takes the cake. We'll never let go of our Marilyn Monroe, and what did happen to Amelia Earhart?
where r u Scarlett I'm at work I can't text right now need u at mill Scarlett I have the baby with me I really can't come