Friday Fun Facts: An Ankle Injury and “Gone With the Wind”

Margaret Mitchell was born on this day in 1900. For six years, she was a journalist for the Atlanta Journal. She injured her ankle and left her position at the paper because she had difficulty getting around. It was at that time that she wrote Gone With the Wind. It was published in 1936. In 1939, the book was made into the Oscar-winning movie.

PLEASE COMMENT: Has something – like an ankle injury – ever changed your writing journey in a significant way? What was it and how did it change your path?

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Posted on November 8, 2013, in fiction, Fun Facts, inspiration, nonfiction, poetry, writer's life, writing, writing ideas and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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