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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.

Pantomime was released February 2013 through Strange Chemistry, the YA imprint of Angry Robot Books, and is a winner of the Bisexual Award, is a Top Ten Title for the 2014 American Library Association Rainbow L...more


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Pantomime (Micah Grey, #1)
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Next Friday, I’ll be venturing down to York for my last convention of the year, Fantasycon. Fantasycon 2011 was my first ever convention in the UK (in Brighton), so I’m rather fond of it. Crazy to think how much things have changed in 3 years.


I have a couple of panels and one reading at Super Relaxed Fantasy Club.


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“Love? Love is like holding water in your hands. You might have it for a time, but it escapes, leaving you with nothing.”
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“The circus collects the outsiders like a flame tempts moths.”
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“The circus had been unlike anything I could ever imagine and I could not walk away. I wanted to be a part of the magic, create it and wield it with such skill that it looked effortless. I wanted to fly.”
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“The second thing you have to do to be a writer is to keep on writing. Don't listen to people who tell you that very few people get published and you won't be one of them. Don't listen to your friend who says you are better that Tolkien and don't have to try any more. Keep writing, keep faith in the idea that you have unique stories to tell, and tell them. I meet far too many people who are going to be writers 'someday.' When they are out of high school, when they've finished college, after the wedding, when the kids are older, after I retire . . . That is such a trap You will never have any more free time than you do right now. So, whether you are 12 or 70, you should sit down today and start being a writer if that is what you want to do. You might have to write on a notebook while your kids are playing on the swings or write in your car on your coffee break. That's okay. I think we've all 'been there, done that.' It all starts with the writing. ”
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Kirsty (Amethyst Bookwyrm) Thanks for the add!


Angela Kelman I noticed when I was in town that you have a signing in Aberdeen's Waterstones tomorrow! Best of luck with it. :)


Levente Lakatos Thank you for the friendship! :)


curious little beastie Thanks for the add! Pantomime was amazing. :D Can't wait for the sequel~


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