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Gender
Female
Birthday
December 28 1952
Location
Charleston, SC
About Me
I have mostly worked with animals. I raised baby animals at the Charles Towne Landing Animal Forest, started my Animal Control career in 1976 and faced many challenges and adventures. I managed animal shelters and boarding kennels, SPCA chapters, and a Regional Representative of the American Donkey and Mule Society and Treasurer of the Lowcountry Dairy Goat Society, staff writer for "The Nashville Graphic" in North Carolina.
Type of Writer
Mainly, I keep it simple and write from experience. I have worked with animals most of my life and my favorite subject.
Writing Style
Having worked for so many police departments, my style is quite to the point and factual, not with flowery descriptions.
Interests
I belong to the Lowcountry House Rabbit Society, Greenpeace, PETA, The Humane Society of the United States, World Wildlife Fund, World Conservation and Wildlife Rescue. I write letters and sign petitions for animal rights.
Website / Homepage
www.http//facebook/lesleyscott
Group Memberships
Power Reviewers, Subhumans R Us, disAbility writers, and Rainbows.
Favorite Link
www.http//writing.com/authors/lesdonks
Favorite Link
www.http//writing.com/authors/lesdonks
Favorite Link
Favorite Genres
animals, true crime, anatomy and physiology, history, science, home and garden
Favorite Books
The Tao Te Ching, The Tao of Inner Peace, Everyday Tao,How we Make Decisions,The God Delusion, Origin of the Species, the Naked Ape, the Human Zoo, The Human Animal and anything by Stephen King or Dean Koonzt.
Favorite Authors
Lao Tzu, Carl Sagan, Richard Dawkins,Daniel C. Dennett,Victor J. Stenger,Christopher Hitchens, Charles Darwin, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Desmond Morris,Stephen King, Dean Koonzt, among others.
Favorite Poets
Walt Whitman, John Keats, T.S. Elliot,Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Oscar Wilde, among others
Favorite Quote
"Those who dominate nature And seek to possess it Will never succeed, For nature is a living system, so sacred That those who use it profanely Will surely lose it; And to lose nature Is to lose ourselves." Lao Tzu
Favorite Music
Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton (God), the Doors, Allman Brothers Band, Traffic, Lynyrd Skynyrd,AC/DC --- any kind of high voltage rock and roll and energetic music on my ipod so I can do the house work like a whirl wind.
Favorite Movies
Rocky Horror Picture Show,Primeval (about a 24 foot man eating crocodile), The Stand, The Silence of the Lambs, Red Dragon, Monty Python's "Holy Grail" and "Yellowbeard." The Mummy and Return of the Mummy and most crime dramas.
Favorite Shows
Having been mostly in Law Enforcement for a number of years, I usually watch crime dramas. The shows are not the same as reality, but I enjoy a good episode of "Criminal Minds," and 48 Hours Mystery, and I often watch the high profile cases in Court.
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