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.
To celebrate the release of SHATTERED MINDS, Forbidden Planet Newcastle will be hosting a Q&A with best-selling author LAURA LAM on Thursday 15th June from 6 - 7pm.
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by @LR_Lam - 3 minutes ago
lauralamauthor - 3 days ago
On the Waterstones blog today! :-O
Yay, first review of Shattered Minds and they didn't hate my prickly serial killer, Carina.
lauralamauthor - 6 days ago
I recognise this preview image...!
lauralamauthor - 7 days ago
Hooray, False Hearts is now out in paperback this side of the pond. It should be available in all good bookstores and libraries (if they don’t have it, they can order it in!). If you haven’t picked it up yet and it seems like it’s your thing, I’d be really grateful if you would give it a look and consider getting it for yourself or a friend. [ 446 more words ]
lauralamauthor - 10 days ago
This was announced last week, but I thought I'd put it here, too. My day job is teaching part-time on the Creative Writing MA at Napier (and I help out with undergrad classes occasionally as well). Next year, we're offering an entire module on Young Adult fiction, and it'll be led by me! More information below: We're proud to announce an exciting new module in writing for young adult audiences on our genre fiction-focused MA Creative Writing programme - and it will be led by Laura Lam, author of the acclaimed Micah Grey YA fantasy trilogy. [ 267 more words ]
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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