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Location: Salt Lake City
Gender: Female
Born: 1969
Interests: Teach piano; creative writing
Member: Premier Author
Joined: May 2013
Have English B.A. with Creative Writing Emphasis from the University of Utah. Came back to after 6 years gone to practice more genres of writing and get writing prompt ideas. I have written over 1500 poems, twenty songs, and sixteen scripts. Have been a piano teacher since 1992 although not for past year. Longest job held: typing/dictating captions for hard of hearing on caption phones. The people here are great!
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FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Live On...Faith finished second in the contest "Faith Poetry Contest"
July 27, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    July 27, 2020 at 12:52AM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Crystie
    July 27, 2020 at 11:46AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Crystie!!
    July 27, 2020 at 1:33PM
    Dorothy Farrell: CONGRATULATIONS Crystie on being placed in the contest. Well done - keep up the good work. Warm regards Dorothy x
    October 23, 2020 at 10:00AM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Bee Buffet finished second in the contest "5-7-5 Poem"
July 15, 2020 at 12:13AM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Western Showdown finished third in the contest "75 Words Flash Fiction"
July 11, 2020 at 12:13AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Crystie!!

    July 11, 2020 at 3:06PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Sonoran Desert Nonet finished third in the contest "Nonet Poetry Contest"
May 16, 2020 at 12:13AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Crystie!!!
    May 16, 2020 at 3:35PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: The Cat Food Contest finished first in the contest "Lightning and Pun-derstorm"
April 3, 2020 at 12:13AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!!
    July 9, 2020 at 6:03PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: I Misconstrudel You finished third in the contest "They Could Have Said..."
March 16, 2020 at 12:13AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Crystie!!
    March 16, 2020 at 12:23AM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Hawk in Waiting finished second in the contest "ABC Poetry Contest"
March 14, 2020 at 12:13AM
    juliaSjames: Terrific write. Congratulations on your runner up placing.
    March 14, 2020 at 12:17PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Congratulations! March 2020 Recognized Writer!
March 11, 2020 at 6:13PM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Crystie! :)) xx
    March 11, 2020 at 6:14PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Crystie!

    March 11, 2020 at 6:17PM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations!
    March 11, 2020 at 6:29PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Crystie :)
    March 11, 2020 at 6:51PM
    damommy: Congratulations!
    March 11, 2020 at 6:57PM
    zanya: Congratulations ..Zanya
    March 11, 2020 at 7:46PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!
    March 11, 2020 at 8:22PM
    LisaMay: Good onya Crystie! I am pleased your range of expression has been acknowledged with this recognition award.
    March 11, 2020 at 9:25PM
    Spangle: Wonderful news...and such a worthy recognition!!!
    March 11, 2020 at 9:36PM
    Drew Delaney: Congratulations Crystie!
    March 11, 2020 at 9:44PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Crystie!!
    March 11, 2020 at 11:25PM
    JLR: Outstanding recognition for a most notable contributor!
    March 12, 2020 at 7:05AM
    Pam (respa): Super congratulations to you, Crystie, very well deserved. Have a great day!
    March 12, 2020 at 7:31AM
    judiverse: Good for you, Crystie, and congratulations on being named Recognized Writer for March. judi
    March 12, 2020 at 9:40AM
    Mary Kay Bonfante : Congratulations! What a beautiful honor, Crystie. May God bless you.
    March 12, 2020 at 10:59AM
    Raffaelina Lowcock: Congratulations! This award is well deserved.
    March 12, 2020 at 12:03PM
    w.j.debi: Congratulations. This is well deserved. You go girl!
    March 12, 2020 at 2:21PM
    rspoet: Congratulations!!! Well deserved!
    March 12, 2020 at 5:57PM
    Alchera: Congratulations and cheers! You deserve it all!
    March 13, 2020 at 1:57AM
    Dolly'sPoems: Congratulations on becoming a recognised writer! Love Dolly x
    March 13, 2020 at 4:46PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Congratulations! The Last Day of Confinement won the contest "Horror Writing Contest"
February 5, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Crystie - well done!
    February 5, 2020 at 10:58AM
    w.j.debi: Congratulations! The win is well deserved!
    February 5, 2020 at 1:19PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Crystie!
    So happy for you!
    February 5, 2020 at 2:16PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Crystie!!!
    February 5, 2020 at 2:32PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Crystie. :)
    February 5, 2020 at 8:05PM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Crystie!
    February 6, 2020 at 2:50AM
    Bill Schott: Congrats, CC.
    February 6, 2020 at 7:18AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on winning the horror writing contest. judi
    February 24, 2020 at 8:20AM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Trill of a Lifetime: 20 Birds finished first in the contest "20 Item List Poem"
January 14, 2020 at 12:13AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your great win and thanks for the thought-provoking contest. judiverse
    January 14, 2020 at 10:45AM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Big Rock Candy Mountain Tale finished third in the contest "Candy Barrel"
October 6, 2019 at 12:13AM
    Alchera: Congratulations and cheers!
    December 2, 2019 at 11:31PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Congratulations! Writing You As A Love Poem won the contest "Love Poem Poetry Contest"
September 16, 2019 at 12:13AM
    Spangle: Hearty congrats!!
    September 16, 2019 at 9:18AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations!!
    September 16, 2019 at 12:28PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Crystie - well done!
    September 16, 2019 at 3:03PM
    judiverse: Congratulations on winning the love poetry contest. Greatwork. judi

    September 16, 2019 at 3:27PM
    MissMerri: Congratulations CC. A truly romantic free verse poem. I loved the creative title and theme. Wonderful.
    September 16, 2019 at 3:33PM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations!!!
    September 16, 2019 at 7:28PM
    Dolly'sPoems: Congratulations Crystie on your well deserved win here, love Dolly x
    September 16, 2019 at 11:07PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations, Crystie. :))
    September 17, 2019 at 1:58AM
    PoemsOfDD: Well done Crystie. Congratulations! ~DD
    October 4, 2019 at 9:24AM
    Alchera: Congratulations !
    December 2, 2019 at 11:32PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Dinosaur Quarry finished third in the contest "Gneiss is Nice, or Rocks Rock"
September 9, 2019 at 12:13AM
    Spangle: Way to go! :-)
    September 9, 2019 at 3:16PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Congratulations! Winner of the Reviewing Contest!
September 1, 2019 at 9:22AM
    giraffmang: congratulations. nice one
    September 1, 2019 at 9:36AM
    Chad Daggett: Special congratulations!
    September 1, 2019 at 10:04AM
    Sarkems: Yay, well done
    September 1, 2019 at 10:26AM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, Crystie. :)
    September 1, 2019 at 10:59AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations Crystie!!!!
    September 1, 2019 at 11:57AM
    rama devi: Congrats!
    September 1, 2019 at 12:18PM
    WryWriter: Congratulations!
    September 1, 2019 at 1:25PM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your Reviewing contest win! judi
    September 1, 2019 at 1:53PM
    LisaMay: Well deserved. Terrific!
    September 1, 2019 at 9:11PM
    Spangle: Hearty congratulations! xoxo
    September 1, 2019 at 10:03PM
    karenina: Reviewer of the month is an award to be very proud of. Congratulations!--Karenina
    September 1, 2019 at 10:06PM
    JudyE: Congratulations. That's a great achievement.
    September 2, 2019 at 4:49AM
    CrystieCookie999: Holy Hannah! (And apologies to anyone named Hannah). Thanks to so many people who posted and voted.
    September 2, 2019 at 8:51AM
    Spangle: Terrific news, my friend!!
    September 9, 2019 at 3:16PM

FanStory wrote to CrystieCookie999: Aftermath finished third in the contest "ABC Poetry Contest"
August 24, 2019 at 12:13AM
    Spangle: This is happy news...congratulations, my friend!
    August 24, 2019 at 6:24PM
    Alchera: Congratulations!
    December 2, 2019 at 11:32PM

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