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Reunions & Facebook

Reunions & Facebook

It has been unusually challenging year.  If I were writing about my life as a novel I would most certainly skip this part because a) the most dramatic moments are not even happening to me directly and b) my role in the course of events is as dull as dishwater.   The two major events have been: one of my dearest friends is fading from an incurable medical condition and while I was with her one night, someone accidentally started a fire in our house in CT, bad enough that we cannot move back in until perhaps next summer....

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AUTHOROPOLIS (Typing on My Phone on the Train…)

AUTHOROPOLIS (Typing on My Phone on the Train…)

Because I have to write something before another minute goes by because it has now been YEARS since I explained to readers what the heck am I doing if I am not writing? The short answer is: Trying to fix what has been broken...

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Just for the Summer

Just for the Summer

Okay, so JUST FOR THE SUMMER is in an eBook edition now, which I did as an experiment with an outfit called Vook to see how their eBook system compared to ours at Author & Company.  I wrote JUST FOR THE SUMMER during my...

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Alexandra Waring (West End)

Alexandra Waring (West End)

Okay, novel #2, known as WEST END,  has been republished in eBook form by Author & Company with the original title: ALEXANDRA WARING.  I have restored bits and pieces the way I originally wrote it but short of completely republishing the whole original manuscript...

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Riverside Drive, Author & Company Edition

Riverside Drive, Author & Company Edition

LauraVanWormer.com has been (once again!) neglected for too long.  When the eBook editions of my novels were coming out over 2010-2011 I was finally fulfilling my promise to keep things current and then–  Well, it IS a long story and I don’t see why...

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Authors Guild Rescues Cavendish Authors from Amazon-B&N Battlefield

Authors Guild Rescues Cavendish Authors from Amazon-B&N Battlefield

I received an email yesterday from the ever-wonderful Authors Guild of America announcing that they were able to restore a list of authors on the shelves of Barnes & Noble bookstores.   With the advent of eBooks and an economy where the first things...

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“Lost Girl”

“Lost Girl”

If I could place a bet in Vegas on the biggest surprise hit in American television for 2012 I’d bet the house on “Lost Girl,” which debuts on the SyFy Channel tomorrow night, Monday, January 16th, at 10pm (EST). I spent quite a bit of...

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