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.
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“So, Laini,” you’re saying. “Are you EVER going to check in from your trip to Hollywood?” “Well, of course,” I say. But being as how I’ve been a bit busy selling, merchandising, taking tours and such, I want to be able to share all the awesomeness with you, and include…
A few weeks ago, my company decided to lay an entire unit off at my job, including me. But I’ve had to stay this long to aid in the transition. Monday, I turn in my computer, my badge and anything else important I still have. Yesterday, my team took me…
Shawnna Pracejus! Since Shawnna is local, I’ll schedule a coffee with her soon when she gets back from vacation. She can pour it into her new mug.