My name is Laura Palmer, and I am an author, artist, photographer, and computer scientist.

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Boats beating ceaselessly against the tide.

Completing a novel for the second time

I finished splitting the first half of my current epic fantasy novel into its own story this weekend. It required some rewriting and rearranging, along with a new ending. I have now finished this novel twice. I will likely finish

The Fading Celloist by Laura Palmer

The masked celloist – artwork

Is it still procrastination if you do something productive with your time? Or is it just a poor choice? I’m not sure which I’d rather be accused of. I’m in the process of splitting my 225K manuscript into two manuscripts

Double bass in the morning

The Time I Snapped the Neck of an Upright Bass

An upright bass is a noble instrument. At nearly 6 feet tall, it is taller than many men – with an even deeper voice. I met one in December, and I fell in love. Somehow he fit in my small