Adult Continuing Education
Please see Pauline’s schedules for SUNY Adirondack and Hudson Valley Community College courses under “Teaching and Speaking” tab.
Book Signing: Sunday, December 11, 2022
Gone With the Wind film expert Pauline Bartel will hold a book signing at the Open Door Bookstore, 128 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY, on Sunday, December 11, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
She will sign copies of Gone With the Wind: 1939 Day by Day (Lyons Press, $19.95). Her new book chronicles the production, premieres and reception of the iconic film from January 1, 1939 to December 31, 1939. Engaging, daily, behind-the-scenes entries provide a snapshot of what was happening on and off the set. Fans will enjoy following the drama and intrigue of Gone With the Wind‘s production on each event’s exact date, especially in 2023 when the calendar matches the days of the 1939 calendar. For further information, contact the Open Door Bookstore at 518.346.2719 or visit the website (www.opendoor-bookstore.com).
Gone With the Wind Program and Book Signing: Sunday, April 2, 2023
Gone With the Wind film expert Pauline Bartel will present the program “Gone With the Wind‘s Rocky Road to Atlanta” at the East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY, on Sunday, April 2, 2023 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Pauline will share surprising behind-the-scenes stories about the casting of Gone With the Wind‘s principal roles: Clark Gable (Rhett Butler), Vivien Leigh (Scarlett O’Hara), Leslie Howard (Ashley Wilkes) and Olivia de Havilland (Melanie Wilkes). She’ll then reveal how producer David O. Selznick and his dream cast survived nightmarish months of trouble and turmoil on and off the set, leading to the film’s Atlanta premiere.
She will sign copies of Gone With the Wind: 1939 Day by Day and her previous book The Complete GONE WITH THE WIND Trivia Book (2nd ed.).
Adult Continuing Education Course: Saturday, May 6, 2023 (via Zoom)
Pauline Bartel will teach the three-hour course “No Excuses! Writing and Selling Your Book” via Zoom through SUNY Schenectady (Schenectady County Community College) on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
John Grisham scribbled notes on a legal pad between court sessions. Those notes eventually became his best-selling novel A Time to Kill. Recollections of growing up in depression-era Ireland compelled Frank McCourt to write his best-selling memoir Angela’s Ashes. Is a novel or nonfiction book burning inside you? If so, learn the step-by-step process of transforming an idea into a published book from a pro, who has helped dozens of students become authors. Discover how to start and write your book, how to pitch your book to publishers and agents and how to guide your book to publishing success. One-on-one consulting with Pauline about your book project after the course eliminates any excuses preventing you from realizing your publishing dreams. Registration fee includes a coursebook and other course materials.