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.
by @LR_Lam - 2 minutes ago
RT @veschwab: Yes. You could give 10 authors the exact same prompt and they would write 10 different books. Write for yourself. Trust in yo…
by @LR_Lam - 10 minutes ago
@samatlounge I'm so irritated he was given 280 characters to spout more nonsense.
by @LR_Lam - 19 minutes ago
@DrVictoriaJames @say_shannon This is so lovely and generous!
by @LR_Lam - 22 minutes ago
RT @DrVictoriaJames: Unpublished PoC writer with a WIP you’d like to hone? The lovely @say_shannon wants to send you to a writing conferenc…
Every month I'm getting later at this. Oh well. 1. Dark Whispers (Unicorn Chronicles #3) - Bruce Cov...
by @lauralamauthor - 5 days ago
My colleague, Sam Boyce, is stepping aside from teaching on the Creative Writing MA at Napier with m...
by @lauralamauthor - 10 days ago
Book Riot has me in some illustrious company!
by @lauralamauthor - 17 days ago
Halloween is one of my favourite times of year, and I love using it as an excuse to write something ...
by @lauralamauthor - 18 days ago
Emily Still and I are writing an interactive, creepy Halloween story over the month of October. Foll...
by @lauralamauthor - 20 days ago
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! - one year 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 - one year 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! - one year 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 - one year 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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