Best Selling Author Terry McMillan Keynotes UNF’s BHM Program

Best-selling author Terry McMillan of “Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” was the guest speaker at the 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon in the Adam W. Herbert University Center, on the University of North Florida campus. McMillan discussed “Speaking from the Heart.” Terry spoke to the audience on her love of books, social media and being a role model for authors throughout the world. Terry is on tour promoting her new book, I Almost Forgot About You. The #1 New York Times bestselling author is back with the inspiring story of a woman who shakes things up in her life to find greater meaning. Pictured with Terry are fans Roslyn Gilbert and Cheresa Boston. Terry spoke to reporters and revealed, “I always like to have a book in my hand. My best book for me was my first book entitled ‘Mama’. When it came to recreating my books to movies, I was ecstatic that they were made into movies. I really appreciated Lifetime bringing my book ‘A Day Late and Dollar Short” to the screen. My advice to writers is to get an agent and write from the heart and your gut”.


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