Laura’s career includes stints as a high school Journalism/English teacher, corporate communications director, freelance journalist, award-winning blogger, and social media marketing specialist.

She’s the author of three books and thousands of articles and has been blogging professionally since 2004.

Laura owns Blogging Bistro (, a company that helps authors and other business professionals enhance their Internet presence through websites, blogs, and social media.

Mentoring emerging writers energizes Laura, as does swimming, rollerblading, walking, photography, and camping with her family. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband and their two young-adult sons.

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