Laura Lam was raised near San Francisco, California, by two former Haight-Ashbury hippies. Both of them encouraged her to finger-paint to her heart's desire, colour outside of the lines, and consider the library a second home. This led to an overabundance of daydreams. She relocated to Scotland to be with her husband, whom she met on the internet when he insulted her taste in books. She almost blocked him but is glad she didn't. At times she misses the sunshine.
Laura Lam, author of the Micah Grey trilogy and False Hearts, sets the scene of her new novel Shattered Minds and the 'brave new world' of her dystopian thriller.
Laura Lam's False Hearts is out in paperback now, and to celebrate we've got a brand new introduction from the author herself, setting the scene for the incendiary action.
Laura Lam, author of False Hearts, gives us an insight into how and where she writes best.
Laura Lam, author of Pantomime, discusses the books that influenced her writing of Micah Grey, a genderfluid character, and how Science Fiction has been challenging the gender binary for years, and just how important that representation is.
We're in the Big Top, flying high with the acrobats and avoiding the lion's teeth as we count down the Top 5 Circus novels to celebrate Laura Lam's magnificent Micah Grey trilogy , Pantomime, Shadowplay, and Masquerade.
@heidiheilig Who's the author?
by @LR_Lam - 3 hours ago
@_ElizabethMay @HFKaner @mushenska Waaaaant.
by @LR_Lam - 4 hours ago
@barrygoldblatt @hollyblack I love those books, but looking for non-spec fic ones (it's for my YA class I'm teaching next trimester).
@ek_johnston @TLT16 Aha, nm, found it!
@ek_johnston @TLT16 They don't seem to be on Kindle in the UK? Hrm. (It's partly for my YA class so I need them to… https://t.co/TCkarrFM1J
Two months combined since I never got around to doing it last month. October: 1. To Kill the Preside...
by @lauralamauthor - 4 days ago
For a few months, I've had the offer that if you leave a review of any of my books on a vendor site,...
by @lauralamauthor - 14 days ago
A delayed bi-monthly writing update! September: A pretty busy month. The start was spent in Californ...
by @lauralamauthor - 25 days ago
Next week, Edinburgh!
by @lauralamauthor - one month ago
False Hearts is listed as a post-Blade Runner 2049 cyberpunk fix on Bookriot!
When Words Leave Off, Music Begins - one year ago
Originally posted on AUTHOR ALLSORTS: “When words leave off, music begins.” – Heinrich Heine I often listen to music as I write. I go to cafes a lot. Sometimes the thrum of background noise and whatever jazzy music they play is fine, but other times it’s distracting–so in go the earplugs. Like a lot of writers,…
New Website! - 2 years ago
I’ve been saying for the last few years that I’ll get around to moving my site from wordpress.com to wordpress.org. I kept playing around with templates on here but couldn’t get all the features I wanted. Someone on Twitter I didn’t know with the same name as me was complaining about me not using it … Continue reading New Website!
Monthly Roundup: November 2015 - 2 years ago
Books Read: 1. Five Go Glamping – Liz Tipping Glamping Check list Festival tickets Double check best Instagram filter Avoid thinking about work/Connor/five year plan!! A four day break from her hectic life to relax in the countryside and hang out at a local festival (for free!) is just what Fiona Delaney needs. With her best … Continue reading Monthly Roundup: November 2015
Pantomime & Shadowplay are BACK in ebook! - 2 years ago
Yay! After 11 months, Pantomime & Shadowplay, the first two books in the Micah Grey series, are back in ebook through their new publisher, UK Tor. Pantomime‘s £2.99 or basically the price of a latte! If you’ve read Pantomime but not Shadowplay, here’s a roundup of the plot of book 1 if you want to refresh … Continue reading Pantomime & Shadowplay are BACK in ebook!
My Favourite Authors – Robin Hobb - 2 years ago
Originally posted on Panoply: I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this post ever since I started this blog series. I’m not sure I can convey what Robin Hobb means to me as an author. She’s my all-time favourite writer. She’s my greatest influence. Her stories pull me in and shake me up…
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