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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 last summer in the Hamptons of Long Island  and it is my “murder in the mansion”  opus–you know, where the book opens with a party at the manse to introduce all the players, and then ends at the same big house when the murderer is revealed. A few eyebrows went up about this book, people...

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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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Like A Miracle, Last Night

Like A Miracle, Last Night

I drove over to Westfield Mall last night to pay my final respects to Borders, the large bookstore with café that had thrived here while the rest of the chain ran red. Without Borders, Meriden*, Cheshire, Southington, Berlin and Middlefield were left without a...

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Foreign Editions in Spring Cleaning

Foreign Editions in Spring Cleaning

Last summer I closed out a storage unit of correspondence, files, books and memorabilia from my publishing career and temporarily stored the stuff in my living room in CT.  Recreating this website was supposed to glavanize the conversion of  piles and piles of print things to...

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