Laini Giles

About me

Author of The Forgotten Flapper and Love Lies Bleeding.

I grew up watching old movies with my mother, and was hooked when I read “Hollywood Babylon” at about age 12. I rarely read anything that isn’t somehow historical, whether fiction or nonfiction.

I’m fascinated by the early 20th century- there was so much happening in such a short period of time– cars, wars, radio, political upheaval…so much to choose from to write about! My ultimate goal is to become the Philippa Gregory of forgotten actresses.

From my website

Patience please as I modernize…

Hey all– Thanks for your patience as I modernize my website! Inspired by one of my co-workers doing the same for some clients at my day job, I decided to upgrade to a responsive model, so that it can be viewed on a phone tablet, or other device. Still mastering…

I’ve joined Patreon!

Hey all- I’m so excited to announce that I’ve joined Patreon! If you’ve been wondering if there’s a way to help an author, artist, or other creative type create more or better work, Patreon is a way to become a patron of the arts. For only a few bucks a…

Busy busy busy!

Hi fans and friends– You’ll be excited to know that the edits to my newest novel about Marie Prevost are going swimmingly. I’ve gotten my writing routine back in the mornings before work (so valuable to a creature of habit, like me). I’ve also been going hard at it on…

 
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