Roger Laird is a first time novel writer. He is a husband and a father to four wonderful children. He has been writing poetry and short stories for many years. The basis of his first novel series stems from his high school writing years,but was mostly worked on in the creative stage over time. He began writing his first novel,Legacy: Beginnings on a regular basis in January of 2011 and just finished writing it in July of 2011.
Roger was a Machinist who programmed and setup CNC Lathes and Mills for a living. He had 11 years of experience with machining,but lost his career when the economy crashed in December of 2008. Instead of trying to find work in a suffering field,he decided to return to school to study Psychology. He earned his AA in Social Sciences from College of the Sequoias in Visalia,CA in May of 2011. He is currently attending California State University,Fresno in pursuit of a BA in Psychology.
He loves spending time with his family. They enjoy trips to the beach,camping,attending amusement parks,and hiking outdoors. Roger and his wife also enjoy taking artistic photographs for fun. They have been happily married for five years and are looking forward to the future. If you wish to contact the author please write him at RogerLairdWriting@gmail.com
Where to find Roger Laird online
The Last Creator
Jeremiah Stalwart is from a small town. Though he is much smarter than his peers, he lives a pretty standard life. That is until some bullies chase him after school. He finds himself on a completely unfamiliar planet. Now it is his job to unlock the secret of how he got there and help scientists on his home planet to make the same journey. About 11100 words.
Legacy: A Father's Tale
Over a thousand years has passed since The Great Disaster changed the geography of our world forever. Technology has fallen away from the world and feudal society has emerged again. New warriors have taken up the weapons of older times. General Tao Blight has risen to meet his fate and fight alongside them as the leader of Aodhan's First Royal Army. About 83000 words.
Poetry by Roger Laird
These are all original poems from author Roger Laird. Most of them were written in the late 90's and early 2000's. Check out other short stories and a 2 chapter preview of his upcoming novel, Legacy: A Father's Tale at Rogerlairdwriting.com.
Of Love and Vengeance
Love is a powerful thing, not just between lovers, but also between friends. The desire for vengeance can be even stronger. Draco is about to experience this first hand. When duty compels him to avenge the death of his best friend, it becomes his primary obsession. How will this obsession affect his relationship with his new wife? Will Draco and Julia be ripped apart by his desire for vengeance?
Breanne Murphy may seem like the average high school student, but she keeps her extreme intelligence hidden from most of her teachers. After an experiment that she is conducting with one of her teachers goes horribly wrong, Breanne is faced with a horde of zombie teenagers that still seem to have their intelligence. These zombie students are the people she knows and sees every day. About 7500words
Roger Laird’s tag cloud
Roger Laird's favorite authors on Smashwords