Charlotte Crawford is a native of Polk County, Florida and is an eleventh generation Cracker. Grew up in a small town where people did not lock their doors and the highschool produced many state-wide and national notables, over-achieving doctors and incredibly talented musicians. Her life around phosphate villages is invaluable to her ability to write about Cracker lore. She has lead the typical quirky and varied life of a future writer...engineering, drawing, accountant, real estate broker, and a long stint in community theatre. Has written and performed songs and comedy. Considers herself to be a storyteller and author. A graduate of Florida Atlantic University, changed her major so many times she has a minor's worth in just about everything. Author of the play By Choice Or Otherwise, the book If You Are A Cracker.... Books in progress: The Ballad of Rocky Stone and Sterling.