My short story, “Hauntings,” will be appearing in the October issue of Penumbra eMag–the theme is “Paranormal Adventures.” I’m very excited! And if you want to check Penumbra out, their first year of issues is available for free (you can click on the banner at the top of the page I linked to above). (also,Continue reading “Ahem!”

“The Curator’s Job” is live!

All right, y’all, my long short story, “The Curator’s Job,” is up at GigaNotoSaurus! This is another story about Corwyn and Gwen Teachout, lady adventurers for hire … except it’s rather early in their career. [1] Here, I’ll give you a teaser quote:   “I think if you want to see her stop playing and kill youContinue reading ““The Curator’s Job” is live!”


So my story, “The Curator’s Job,” will be appearing in an upcoming issue of GigaNotoSaurus! I am very excited, as they publish some really great stuff–which you should go check out. They’re also a market for longer stories (“longer than a short story, shorter than a novel,” as their About page says), so if youContinue reading “Woo-hoo!”

Hey, people liked my stuff! (Or: Laura’s a little late to the party, but …)

Tangent Online put “The Drowned Man” on their 2013 Recommended Reading List.[1] Also, Jenny Barber placed “The Drowned Man” on her list of recommended “funky stories” of 2013 (and I’m not sure I can tell you how tickled I am to have that story termed “funky”–I love that word). So, yay, total strangers liked myContinue reading “Hey, people liked my stuff! (Or: Laura’s a little late to the party, but …)”

Obligatory Awards Awareness Post

So, why not? It’s awards season for speculative lit awards (Hugos, Nebulas, etc), and “The Drowned Man” is eligible to be nominated as a novelette (which makes me feel kind of impressed with myself, to be honest).  So if you have that ability and would like to, please feel free–the link is in the sidebar.Continue reading “Obligatory Awards Awareness Post”