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Lori L. MacLaughlin

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Lori L. MacLaughlin traces her love of fantasy adventure to Tolkien and Terry Brooks, finding The Lord of the Rings and The Sword of Shannara particularly inspirational. She's been writing stories in her head since she was old enough to run wild through the forests on the farm on which she grew up.
She has been many things over the years – tree climber, dairy farmer, clothing salesperson, kids' shoe fitter, retail manager, medical transcriptionist, journalist, private pilot, traveler, wife and mother, Red Sox and New York Giants fan, muscle car enthusiast and NASCAR fan, and a lover of all things Scottish and Irish.
When she's not writing (or working), she can be found curled up somewhere dreaming up more story ideas, taking long walks in the
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Lori L. MacLaughlin I'd have to say my favorite fictional couple would be Aragorn and Arwen from Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. I particularly love how they were portrayed…moreI'd have to say my favorite fictional couple would be Aragorn and Arwen from Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. I particularly love how they were portrayed in the Peter Jackson movies. Aragorn is heroic in every sense of the word and Arwen is willing to give up her immortality to be with him. Theirs is a true and noble love strong enough to overcome all obstacles — love, the way it should be.(less)
Lori L. MacLaughlin I've never had real writer's block, but sometimes when the words aren't flowing well, I walk away from the computer and busy myself with something…moreI've never had real writer's block, but sometimes when the words aren't flowing well, I walk away from the computer and busy myself with something else. Usually after a few hours or within a day or two at most, I'm back on track. I've also found that long walks are good for figuring out plot tangles and other issues with the story.(less)
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