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Laura Spinella

Bestselling Author

Archive for September 2017

Hurricanes & Myths

Between Mother Nature and another 9/11 Anniversary, it’s been a rough few weeks. I am fortunate to have observed hurricane fury from the safety of a New England September. (It’s the month we pay in advance for the coming February.) I’m not much of TV watcher, but the images were impossible to escape. I certainly…

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Publishing Peaks & Valleys

*Foretold ARC giveaway details at the end of this post. Like all authors, until it happened, I wondered if I’d ever sell a book. We think it’s the mountain peak, the zenith. Upon arrival, we’re stunned to discover it’s only a plateau. You simply can’t see the next spires and headwalls, hidden by puffy clouds of…

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Sol 1, Post Deadline World

Sol 1—this is how the movie, The Martian, tallies Matt Damon’s 560 sols, alone, on Mars—a lifeless planet, covered in red dust, where nothing grows and nothing lives. Of course, it’s also the title of the bestselling novel The Martian by Andy Weir. Were you were wondering how I might segue to a blog post…

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