MC and I had a wonderful time at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival this afternoon in Ft Myers. My dear friend, Kristy Woodson Harvey, was one of the featured speakers! When I found out she was going to be there we knew we couldn't miss the opportunity to see her again!
As a bonus we got to meet her two special "Wills"!!!!
At 2:00 she was on stage reading a passage from Dear Carolina. Then there was an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. Yes I did ask one! I asked if she worked from the ending of the story back to the beginning.....Kristy explained that it has worked both ways. Sometimes she starts the story with the ending in her head and then at other times, the characters just take on a life of their own as she writes!
Kristy's next book, Lies and Other Acts of Love, will be released next month. I'm hoping when they go on tour, they will come back our way!!!
Talking with her before the presentation, Kristy revealed that she's working on book 3!!! I don't know how she does it all!
It was a great day and a wonderful break in our preparing for our move... signing the papers on Monday afternoon. Monday we will have the car packed with our first, of numerous trips, to carry what we can from the apartment. The movers will do the heavy work next Friday.
The next time you hear from me I will be showing you how MC and I preformed the miracle of going from 2200 sq ft to 700 sq ft!!!!