About Me

I am an avid reader and enthusiastic writer. Words have always been a passion of mine. Escaping into a novel has been a part of my life for so long I can’t remember not spending free time with my nose in a book. That being said, I really had nothing to escape from – my life has always been pretty ok 🙂

I entered Aurora University the year my youngest son began high school. There I found my dream of becoming a writer could be more than whimsy. Professor Hanni Taylor, one of my favorite people in the world, encouraged and guided me as well as instructed me in my writings.

After graduation I continued to write. To date, I’ve had short stories and flash fiction published, written a weekly column in the Aurora Beacon News and review books.  Currently, I am focusing on writing and reviewing children’s books.

Welcome to my journey.

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jeffrey wilson
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 13:43:00


    Thanks for your review of my novel THE DONORS. If you would like, please contact me through my website about you children’s books. My son just released his first book A GIANT PENCIL (www.thegiantpencil.com), becoming the youngest traditionally published fiction writer in America. I am happy to share what we learned with you.


  2. ArtiPeep
    Oct 02, 2012 @ 18:29:21

    Laura, Great! Hope the publication of your work goes through. You might be interested in taking up the ‘Visitor Peep’ Iniative on my blog ‘ArtiPeeps’ .http://wp.me/P2tYft-9l You can borrow a page of my blog for a month to either create in or have as a static space to promote your work. Take a look and then let me know if you’re interested. Are there any examples of your work online already? All the very best.


  3. Paul Midden
    Jun 05, 2013 @ 21:36:44

    Hi, Laura, Thank you for your thoughtful review of my book Indivisible? I enjoyed reading your review almost as much as I enjoyed writing the novel. Keep up the good work.


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