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Vonnie Winslow Crist

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Baltimore, Maryland, The United States
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JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis

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Born in the Year of the Dragon, Vonnie Winslow Crist has had a life-long interest in reading, writing, art, myth, fairytales, folklore, and legends. Having been a night person since infancy, she is also quite fond of stars, moonlight, forests, owls, and other creatures of the darkness.

After attending Perry Hall Elementary, Parkville Junior High, and Perry Hall High, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education from Towson University. She married, then raised three children, did freelance illustrating and writing, and taught poetry for the Maryland State Arts Council’s Artists in Education Program. Thirty years after graduating from Towson, she returned to her alma mater and earned a Masters in Professional Writing.

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Vonnie Winslow Crist I'd go to Middle Earth. While I'd like to meet Gandalf, Frodo, Samwise, Aragorn, Legalos, Gimli, etc. -- I don't think I want to interact with goblins…moreI'd go to Middle Earth. While I'd like to meet Gandalf, Frodo, Samwise, Aragorn, Legalos, Gimli, etc. -- I don't think I want to interact with goblins or orcs. I'd celebrate a birthday beneath the Hobbiton birthday tree, then visit the various kingdoms -- and of course, the elves in Rivendell.(less)
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I never wrote about vampires…until I did. I thought, “What more is there to say? What more can I add to Dracula?” And then, two ideas came to mind.





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“The world is full of mystery and magic. We just need to look, listen and believe that wondrous things are still possible.”
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“Faërie contains many things besides elves and fays, and besides dwarfs, witches, trolls, giants, or dragons; it holds the seas, the sun, the moon, the sky; and the earth, and all things that are in it: tree and bird, water and stone, wine and bread, and ourselves, mortal men, when we are enchanted.”
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Vonnie Crist Lucinda wrote: "Dear Vonnie,
Thank you so much for the lovely friendship request here on Goodreads! I do hope that i shall have the oportunity of reading your work, and i am also pleased to meet another JRR Tolkie..."


I'm glad, too, to meet another Tolkien fan. He remains my favorite author.
Have a magical day,Vonnie


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L Dear Vonnie,
Thank you so much for the lovely friendship request here on Goodreads! I do hope that i shall have the oportunity of reading your work, and i am also pleased to meet another JRR Tolkien fan.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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