Tom Gillispie

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Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation writer/editor
Location Rural Hall, NC, United States
Introduction I'm a good writer and a much better editor. Write on, and I'll make it better. Tom
Interests My family, writing, editing, photography, sports, auto racing, our dog Lady, mystery novels, classic books and movies, westerns, rock 'n' roll, country music, sci-fi, Star Trek, Scrabble, comic books, Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals, L.A. Lakers, University of Virginia Cavaliers
Favorite Movies Conagher, The Quiet Man, The Searchers, Red River, The Awful Truth, Libeled Lady, It Happened One Night, McLintock, Forbidden Planet, A Good Year, Teahouse of the August Moon, Hondo, Rio Bravo, The Hellfighters, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, El Dorado
Favorite Music Creedence Clearwater Revival, Waylon Jennings, Marty Robbins, Jimmy Buffett, Santana, Boston, Beethoven, Johnny Cash, Three Dog Night, Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton, Carl Perkins, B.B. King
Favorite Books The Sea Wolf, Star Trek books, Dick Francis' books, Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe books, John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee books, Lilian Jackson Braun's The Cat Who... series, Agatha Christie's mysteries, The Vulcan Academy Murders

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