Laura Andersen

About me

Reader, writer, and shopper extraordinaire. Love history with a twist. The first book in The Boleyn King trilogy from Ballantine debuts in June 2013. What if Anne Boleyn had delivered a son? Read all the messy consequences in an alternate generation of Tudor royalty.

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After the Ides of March

How can it almost be spring?! There's still five feet of snow in my yard. Sigh.My current life is:Drafting book 3Copyediting book 2Publicity for Virgin's DaughterWatching The Musketeers season 2Reading . . . lots of stuff, like always :) My problem is that I binge re-read Dorothy Dunnett's Lymond Chronicles…

2014 Reading

Before January ends--and with ten-foot snowdrifts outside my door--I shall try to make up for my lack of  mini book reviews these last months with a spotlight on my reading statistics and favorite books of 2014.Total Books Read: 138Non-Fiction: 24Historical Fiction: 36YA Fiction: 17Speculative Fiction: 30Mystery Fiction: 44(Don't try to…

Writing Life/Family Life

"I begin to understand why the saints were rarely married women. I am convinced it has nothing inherently to do, as I once supposed, with chastity or children. It has to do primarily with distractions . . .woman’s normal occupations in general run counter to creative life or contemplative life…

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