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Laura's Latest Blogs

Oct.19.2011 - 5:55 pm
"I don't feel right," Dad said as he poured a liberal amount of maple syrup over the stack of warm pancakes that Ma set in front of him.   While stuffing my mouth with a...
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May.22.2010 - 1:45 pm
The Fractured Hues of White Light, Front cover
It's been over a year since I started working my way through it, but The Fractured Hues of White Light is finally published as of yesterday afternoon. It's a bittersweet moment in...
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Dec.30.2009 - 2:24 pm
I'm happy. My novel, Dusty Waters: A Ghost Story has been receiving good reviews from readers at Goodreads.com where I have held two giveaways since its release June 2009. The...
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Nov.14.2009 - 2:41 pm
A touch of gold...
It's been a real week...my Fred lost his father a week ago Thursday, the funeral was on Monday and now...it's the time after, adjusting to the new normal, all eyes on how Mom is...
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Comments from Laura

Dec.30.2009 - 3:29 pm
In response to: Writers Unite, or Why I'm Tired of Worrying about Waterstones
I really loved your post, blood boiling and all. Writing a book (or two, or five) and getting published is not for the...
Nov.13.2009 - 5:13 pm
In response to: The Writer’s Middle Finger: Part Three (Dealing with the business of publishing a book while remembering what really matters.)
And I'm not afraid to use it...and yes, I use it sparingly...as needed... Love your posts! Laura J. W. Ryan
Oct.23.2009 - 8:45 pm
In response to: Good without God
Am I godless? Yes, and I'm good with that. I just see myself as "awake". I've learned to live with my freewill quite...
Oct.23.2009 - 8:01 pm
In response to: ACCIDENTAL ART
It's too bad that you stopped painting (I'm sure you must miss the act of doing it)...I did for a bit after college (...
Oct.17.2009 - 6:02 am
In response to: First Snow October 16, 2009
It's the gray that can really get to you...from mid-October to mid-May the gray comes and stays...it offers it's own...