Gone With The Wind Book

2011–The 75th Anniversary of GWTW, the book, based in part on writings from the Mitchell family scrapbook, shown above.

New book about Gone With the Wind focusses on Mammy, but what version?

By Sally Tippett Rains, GWTWBook.com Some fans of Gone With the Wind have questions about a new book coming out this fall, about about Scarlett O’Hara’s famous “Mammy”—and rightly so. Announcement … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Did Rhett Butler and India Wilkes celebrate their birthdays together?

  Two “Rhetts”from Gone With The Wind had the same birthday. By Sally Tippett Rains, Author of The Making of a Masterpiece, the True Story of Margaret Mitchell and Gone … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

Clark Gable Statue; They Need Your Help

By Sally Tippett Rains Successful sculptor Lou Cella is about to embark on a project that is near and dear to his heart. He has sculpted many famous athletes and … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Margaret Mitchell; includes Q&A with Susan Lindsley

(By Sally Tippett Rains) — How can it be that an unknown –although popular in her community– female author in the 1930’s could write one little book (well it wasn’t … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · 1 Comment

“Gone With The Wind” is not just in Georgia anymore

GWTW ALERT: Missouri Wind fans–April 28-29 event in Marshfield, MO–Greg Giese will be there, Sally Tippett Rains will be speaking, details in article. —– Last week was an exciting week … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Inscriptions In Books Can Tell A Story

Many collectors boast of having numerous copies of the 1936 “first edition” of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind. There are various degrees of being a first edition book. Though … Continue reading

February 3, 2011 · 4 Comments

The Strange Outcomes Of Some In “Gone With The Wind”

This week in history, George Cukor, the original Director for Gone With The Wind died on January 24, 1983 at the age of 84. He remained best friends with David … Continue reading

January 18, 2011 · 4 Comments

A “Gone With the Wind” Holiday Surprise

THE BLOG THAT MIXES POP CULTURE WITH GONE WITH THE WIND. On any given day you never know when  you will get the surprise of your life.  Rhett Butler surprised … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Elizabeth Edwards Buried Near “Gone With The Wind” Author’s First Husband

My author-husband Rob Rains  just sold his 30th book—a book with Duke University Women’s Basketball coach, Joanne P. McCallie, sold to John Wylie & Sons Publishers. As he worked on … Continue reading

December 27, 2010 · 4 Comments

Michael Bolton, Like Clark Gable Playing Rhett Butler, Had To Work On His Dancing on “Dancing With The Stars,”– If Only Scarlett O’Hara Had Known Him

Eighty years ago this week, Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell wrote the song “Georgia On My Mind” which is the state song of Georgia. It was written in 1930 and … Continue reading

September 21, 2010 · Leave a comment