Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Teaser Tuesdays: Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading.

Grab your current read. Open to a random page. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind: A Bestseller's Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood by Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley Jr. p. 22

"If Latham was amused or offended by Mitchell's forthrightness, he did not let on. He assured her there would be nothing in the contract about a delivery date."

If forthrightness would offend him, he was not the right person to work with Margaret Mitchell. And while there might not have been a delivery date, they did hound her for the manuscript and rushed it into production with NO EDITING. That's right, it was that perfect when she originally wrote it. Thee wasn't even much copyediting done.

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