An ex-cop haunted by survivor\


One of the things I enjoy most about being a writer is connecting with readers. For book clubs, click HERE.

If you’re interested in inviting me to speak at your writing luncheon, workshop, conference, or weekend retreat, this is the place to drop me a line.


In addition to using this contact page (the form is below), you can connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Goodreads.

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“The way Laurie energized and captivated the audience at the retreat center was magical. From the moment she started speaking, and throughout her often hilarious yet compelling presentation, she held us in the palm of her hand. It felt like she had known the audience for a long time because she connected with us so well.”

—ALISON ELLIOT, author of Hot Flashes, Cool Wisdom

​“Laurie is a great speaker, high-energy and impact, funny and firm. She knows how to get an audience’s attention and keep it so they can grow personally and professionally.”

—CRISTEN IRIS, developmental editor, book collaborator, coach, literary matchmaker, and author manager


“Laurie is a dynamic, entertaining, thought-provoking speaker. She knows her stuff.”

—CHRIS NORBURY, award-winning author of the Matt Lanier series