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Meet Our Authors
Lonnie D. Groendes
The Blue Ridge Murders


Lonnie's life story is fascinating reading:


Professional and creative writing to include drama, screen and television plays, novels, short stories, journals, essays, reports, copywriting, news reporting and feature writing, poetry and lyrics; Los Angeles Times; Greensboro News & Record, Tulsa Daily World, Niemann-Marcus, W&J Sloane, Brice Studios, CBS, Disney, Warner Brothers, Desilu

Awards/Productions/Publishing
Sigma Delta Chi Best Feature Award: "Apartheid in South Africa"

First Place Student Film Award: Chicago International Film Festival for writing, directing and producing 16mm film "Apotheosis" about Joan of Arc's last moments in prison before martyrdom.

Professional production of trilogy of one act plays, "Trailing Clouds of Glory" at Southern Appalachian Repertory Theater in Mars Hill, North Carolina.

Novels:
BLUE RIDGE MURDERS Argus Enterprises Publisher
BOOK LADY BLUES - A Sequel
ENCHANTED SUMMER - A Young Adult Fantasy
YELLOWSTONE - A Natural Disaster Epic

Plays:
TRAILING CLOUDS OF GLORY-A Trilogy of One-Act Plays;
THE COMMITTEE COMMITTEE - A One-Act Satire

Education
Master of Fine Arts: Creative Media Studies. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Bachelor of Arts: Letters multiple-major in Ancient History and Languages, English Literature and Theater: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Independent Studies: Herbert Berghof Studio, New York, NY: Studied acting with award winning actress/owner, Uta Hagen
University of Virginia, Department of Theater, Charlottesville, VA Play Structure and Analysis
U.S. Army Department of Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA: Studied Russian

Professional Societies Southeastern Mystery Writers of America, Sigma Delta Chi Professional Journalism Society Writers Guild of America, Playwrights Association of America

Languages: French, Russian, Spanish, German, Latin, Greek

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