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L a u r a

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  • About

    Home Page:
    http://thewritersguide.wordpress.com/
    Location:
    USA
    Favorite Writers:
    J.K. Rowling
    Suzanne Collins
    Cassandra Clare
    Scott Westerfeld
    Favorite Books:
    Harry Potter
    The Hunger Games
    City of Bones
    The Uglies
    Favorite Quotes:
    “The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt” – Sylvia Plath
    “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” – Mark Twain
    “I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” – James Michener
    Religious Beliefs:
    • Unspecified
    Political Views:
    • No Preference
    I hate writing about myself because it makes me feel conceited, but I suppose I could give this a shot. Chances are that no one will read this, anyway.

    Writing is, obviously, my life. When I'm not working on a project of my own, I'm critiquing someone else's. Sci-fi is my guilty pleasure, as is chocolate and pretty much anything else sugar related. Although I'm a perfectionist, I'm also a procrastinator--but I think most writers are guilty of that. Of course, I try to make time to write every day...but life has its way of screwing up plans, and I've finally learned to just take everything in stride.

    Current projects:
    • Three-book series
    • Blog – The Writer’s Guide (www.thewritersguide.wordpress.com)
    • Working for local newspaper
    • These forums, of course!

    Writing
    Reading
    Playing the flute
    Horseback riding
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