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W. Lawrence

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in San Francisco, The United States



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W Lawrence was born in San Francisco, California, and moved two dozen times before settling in Pennsylvania with his extraordinarily patient wife and two precocious daughters. He has finally balanced the hormonal levels of his house by getting a boy dog. He works in the world of corporate security as an investigator and professional interviewer/interrogator.

Lawrence is obsessed with 5K zombie runs, comes home empty-handed from hunting turkeys, and loves non-fiction books about pirates. He has no problem reconciling that his two favorite shows are Downton Abbey and The Walking Dead.

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W. Lawrence Michelle, my apologies for not writing earlier. Thank you for the kind words and the great review.

I am currently writing another novel, but the next…more
Michelle, my apologies for not writing earlier. Thank you for the kind words and the great review.

I am currently writing another novel, but the next one will be much less somber, more adventurous, and have a good helping of humor and romance in it. If I write two heavy books back-to-back, you'll read about me in the news how they found me swinging from my ceiling fan.

The next novel is unrelated to Syncing Forward and takes place in an old house in North Carolina. It will be a downright twisty tale. I don't want to give away more than that, however.(less)
W. Lawrence While it may be frustrating to have somebody "not get it", I try to take all the critiques as help. I highly doubt they are lying, so the reader is…moreWhile it may be frustrating to have somebody "not get it", I try to take all the critiques as help. I highly doubt they are lying, so the reader is conveying frustration, and in an elliptical way, cares enough to communicate that to you. Take it as a blessing, cool off, and then ask yourself if your book could have been better. I think most of us can say 'yes'. Obviously you don't want to write with the goal of making every human being like your book, but I doubt many of us can say we've written the perfect piece of literature. (less)
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Syncing In series

November 2017, I published the second novel in the series Syncing In. When I came up with the concept, I actually shuddered at the ruthlessness of it, wavered at its publication, and even asked my wife if she thought it a mistake to put it out there. She gave it a green light, and so off it went to the editor. When it came back, the ending had a notation that read “Nicely bru...

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