Author foreword for Need Love

Here is the foreword from my forthcoming collection of short stories and flash fiction titled Need Love, released this week. ‘This is a book about love. The kind where the bite is bigger than the bark, where scars sting and hearts swell and throb with a vicious red pulse every time you stare into each …

Pieces of Me #7: Drink Up!

Today I opened the door to a French mailman with a parcel in his hands. Inside the parcel I found a gorgeous 21 year old bottle of scotch whiskey and a note which read: ‘Dear Lawrence, Thank you for all your hard work! Enjoy! Love, Simon, Matt and Katia’ The three generous hearts are Simon …

Need Love – Book Cover

I have teamed up with Martin Blanco again for my forthcoming book Need Love. His intriguing and captivating artwork will be used for the book cover of both the Kindle and the paperback versions. Need Love is a collection of 50 short stories exploring caged love, violent desire and beautiful heartbreak. Please check out Martin’s …

Pieces of Me #6: New Beginnings

June so far for me has been a time of endings and beginnings and a reason to reflect on my life as it was, as it is and how I want it to be. Yesterday was my birthday, I am now 33. It was the end of my 33rd year and the beginning of my …

Pieces of Me #3: Sharing

This post is about sharing. I believe in the goodness of sharing. As artists, as consumers and as members of this global, social-networking existence where art is consumed vociferously and word of mouth is pure love, sharing is the way in which strangers show support for one anothers happiness. Sharing is a force for coming …

He Jumped. A true story.

It was January 2007 and I was stood shaking, wrapped up in a beanie hat and a hefty coat with deep pockets for my shivering hands to bury themselves in. They would have to take it in turns, one hand in a pocket at a time, leaving the other hand to hold a steaming polystyrene …