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Wendy Gillissen

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in Delft, Netherlands
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J.R.R. Tolkien, T.H. White, W. B. Yeats

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Wendy Gillissen has always been fascinated by dreams and the supernatural.

After graduating in Clinical Psychology she specialized in dreamwork and past life therapy.

Inspired by her experiences with the mystical world and a trip to the Mycenaean ruins of Kefalonia, Wendy began writing spiritual fantasy adventures. Her award-winning début novel, Curse of the Tahiéra was published in May 2009.

In 2007 Wendy became a member of OBOD (the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids). In her spare time she plays the Celtic harp.



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Curse of the Tahiera

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Curse of the Tahiéra wins Silver in Readers Favorite Awards 2009

Today I heard that my début novel Curse of the Tahiéra won the Silver medal in the Readers Favorite Book Awards (category Fantasy - Sci-Fi)!
I am so honored and happy! Happy dance!!!:-D
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“Come away, O human child!
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For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.”
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message 2: by Wendy

Wendy Gillissen Hi Stuart, thank you so much! As a writer from a (very) small European country, my head is spinning with all the possibilities the English speaking internet has to offer to connect with people;)
By al means, send me your recommendations:-)
And have a lovely day down under!


Stuart Hi Wendy,

I am delighted that we are friends on my - favourite - site. You have connected with some great people already, I do have some recommendations for many more from the GoodReads clan. :-)


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