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Lauri Meyers
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Metamorphosis Procrastination
We got 10 visitors for my daughter's birthday – caterpillars! Just
like in The Very Hungry Caterpillar, these critters start out tiny as a pin
head and are huge (in a small sense) within a week. Then the calls from down the stairs begin, “Mom, one is in
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Tom Boys and Character Biases
I have been lax on my blog this year, but I’ve never gone a
whole month without posting…and it’s May 31 st ! A true procrastinator
like me just can’t resist the challenge of a deadline. I was considering the other day why I always gravitate towards boy char...
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Take Your Child to Work Day
For my 7yo, hearing she couldn’t go to Take Your Child to
Work Day at daddy’s office until she turned eight was, well, horrifically
painful, soul-torturing, complete and total devastation. Everyone was doing it. She turned to me for
options. “Can I stay hom...
For my 7yo, hearing she couldn’t go to Take Your Child to Work Day at daddy’s office until she turned eight was, well, horrifically painful, soul-torturing, complete and total devastation. Everyone was doing it. She turned to...
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Great reminder of how to make that opening HOOK sharp!
Today's guest post was written by Kerbie Addis. For many writers, creating a powerful beginning is a daunting task. Convincing a reader to stick around for the next twenty or thirty chapters seems almost impossible, but lu...
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4 Signs a Writer Isn’t Writing & a Blogiversary
4 Signs a Writer Hasn’t
Been Writing 1. Butt cheek indentations missing in writing chair. 2. Spring cleaning nearly done, and it’s still winter.   3. The laundry is done. All of it. 4 Writer can be found dressed as bacon while playing Subway
Surf. I’ve snap...
4 Signs a Writer Hasn’t Been Writing 1. Butt cheek indentations missing in writing chair. 2. Spring cleaning nearly done, and it’s still winter.   3. The laundry is done. All of it. ...
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Can Kids Write Books?
Whatever your views are about the Common Core, I have to say
there is definitely a lot of focus on writing! My daughter’s first grade class
had Writers Workshop and even had a special event for parents to hear their
opinion pieces. (I learned A LOT about wh...
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I'm super excited to be among the Honorable Mentions in the Rate Your Story Picture Book Contest this year!!
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Excited to see my MG short story in this edition of Stinkwaves Magazine. P.S. the kindle version is FREE today on Amazon!
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Great programs, events and classes to refresh your kidlit writing!
Lantern Festival How is you children's book career coming? Did you make yourself a promise on January first? Have you drafted that manuscript yet? On the eve of Chinese New Year, why not renew your promise to yourself? ...
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Celebrate literacy! Read aloud to someone you love. The Busy Librarian has listed some helpful links. LitWorld.org, sponsors of the event, will be posting news from around the world on their Facebook page. Looking for sugge...
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I want to believe +Susanna Leonard Hill belief that Spring is coming. It just might be the snowy kind of spring:)
I know the thermometer by my kitchen window says 11 below zero this morning... er, possibly 12 below. I know Blueberry Hill is still blanketed under a solid two feet of snow. I know my fingers get so cold while I'm doing the barn that first they hurt and then I forget I have any fingers :) ...
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Lauri, you must learn to control your powers and use them only for good! :)
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Work
Occupation
Writing
Employment
  • Writing
    Writer, 2012 - present
  • Procter & Gamble
    Finance Manager, 1999 - 2010
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Other names
Lauri Christopher
Story
Tagline
Children's Book Writer & Blogger
Introduction

Lauri Meyers is a children's writer living part-time in New Jersey and part-time in the fantasy worlds she builds in her head. She is a member of the SCBWI. She enjoys laughing until her sides hurt and making other people laugh until organic milk squirts out of everyone's noses. She left corporate finance due to the infrequency of milk fountains.

Bragging rights
Copernica - YA short story published in Spaceports & Spidersilks January 2014, The Black Box - MG short story to be published in Stinkwaves Magazine in January 2015. Member of Yellow Brick Road Critique Group, Member of Wordsmith Studio (MNINB April Platform Challenge), Two time winner of Christie Wright Wild's Lucky Clover Picture Book Contest, Member of the Fine Grinders critique group, Winner of Arbordale Poetry Month Contest
Education
  • The Ohio State University
    Finance, 1995 - 1999
  • Unioto High School
    1995
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