Fall has fell. Day-light savings has disappeared and my time, spare or otherwise, has vanished with it. Fall, winter, and early spring are my busiest time of year. Florida’s tourist cycle is tied to the calendar and cold weather “up north.” Events of all types proliferate and with them calls for me to speak and go to events.
Since October 20th, the unofficial kick off date of the winter season, I’ve been all over the state. Starting with a speech to the Space Coast Writer’s Guild (Cape Canaveral area) on their 35th Anniversary, my Ford Edge has been getting a work out. My next stops were at the Deltona Regional library for a book fair, KDWK to do a southwest Florida radio show, a commemorative event for the opening of the Susan Staub Library in North Port, a three day event at the Charlotte County Cultural Center, and a presentation regarding Florida in WWII to a group of veterans at the Charlotte Library. I was honored to do a writers workshop for the Writers League of the Villages north of Orlando during that time.
My schedule for the remainder of the month will be packed. I’ll be in Eau Gallie Book Fair this week end, as well at the Shoppes on Strawbridge for a book signing (Melbourne), and at the Whiskey Creek Country Club in Ft Myers. Matlacha Menagerie, (in the Cape Coral/Matlacha area) is one of my favorite haunts and I’ll do a meet and greet their the Friday after Thanksgiving. The Boca Raton Library will host my next historical presentation Sunday the 26th and I’ll finish up my November appearances with another historical talk at King’s Gate Country Club in Port Charlotte.
This schedule is hectic, but I love it! I get to meet so many folks who like my work and get great feedback. Below are a few photos from the places I’ve been recently.
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