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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 finally got his wish and balanced out the hormonal levels of his house by getting a boy dog. He worked for nearly twenty years as a professional interrogator in both the U.S. military and the world of corporate security before hanging up his hat.

Lawrence is obsessed with zombie runs and comes home empty-handed from hunting turkeys. His love of reading runs colorfully from non-fiction books about pirates to vintage sci-fi to poetry. He has no problem reconciling that his two favorite shows are Downton Abbey and Breaking Bad.

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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 co…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)
Average rating: 4.01 · 760 ratings · 119 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Syncing Forward

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To Thine Own Self publishes November 2017

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 b

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“Astronomers now find they have painted themselves into a corner because they have proven, by their own methods, that the world began abruptly in an act of creation to which you can trace the seeds of every star, every planet, every living thing in this cosmos and on the earth. And they have found that all this happened as a product of forces they cannot hope to discover. That there are what I or anyone would call supernatural forces at work is now, I think, a scientifically proven fact.”
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I really enjoyed Smale's Clash of Eagles Trilogy. In fact, I would say the books improved from first to the last.
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