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Lawrence M. Schoen

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Lawrence M. Schoen holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, with a special focus in psycholinguistics. He spent ten years as a college professor, and has done extensive research in the areas of human memory and language. His background in the study of human behavior and the mind provide a principal metaphor for his fiction. He currently works as the director of research and chief compliance officer for a series of mental health and addiction recovery facilities in Philadelphia.
He's also one of the world's foremost authorities on the Klingon language, and since 1992 has championed the exploration of this constructed tongue and lectured on this unique topic throughout the world. In addition, he's the publisher behind a speculative fiction small
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“Convince yourself that you are working in clay, not marble, on paper not eternal bronze: Let that first sentence be as stupid as it wishes.”
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“Magic is the deliberate manipulation of coincidence.”
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“Magic is the deliberate manipulation of coincidence.”
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“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
Ernest Hemingway

“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
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“Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale..”
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“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
Jorge Luis Borges

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Lawrence Schoen Cool News of the Day:

The folks at The IF List have created a page so you can share your thoughts for casting BARSK. http://j.mp/CastBarsk

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Savannah Lawrence, thank you for the friendship..


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Ken Hi Lawrence :) Thanks for adding me :)


Harlequin Books Hello Lawrence, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador


VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, Lawrence! Happy reading and best of luck with your writing!

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Melissa Thanks for the friend request! I know, it's a hard question to answer! Looking forward to sharing books with you!

Melissa


Taznim thanks for the add!


Kelly/yllektra Thanks for adding me! :)


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Carly Hey Lawrence, Thanks for the friendship :)


Lawrence Schoen Haylee wrote: "Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
-Haylee"


Hi, Haylee. As a GoodReads Author, I just wanted to say "thank you" for being a GoodReads Librarian.


Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you
-Haylee


message 3: by Becca

Becca Hi Lawrence :D


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for the friend request, Lawrence.


Natasha Thank you for connecting with me, Its so good to have another book loving reader as a goodreads friend. I look forward to sharing my love of books with you. Please check out my book blog "Where Every Book = A New Adventure", if you haven't already. -♥-


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