Lauren Lola


Lauren Lola is an author, freelance writer, playwright, and screenwriter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from California State University, East Bay where she earned her B.A. in Communication and a minor in Theatre. She is the author of the novels, “An Absolute Mind” and “A Moment’s Worth," as well as the upcoming graphic novel, "Dasig." She has written plays that have been produced both virtually and in-person for theatre groups on the West Coast of the United States, and has penned the short films, “Breath of Writing” and “Interview with an Aswang” (which she also co-directed and produced). Her pilot, “Time and Time Again,” was a semifinalist in Season 2 of the “Your Script Produced!” Worldwide Screenwriting Competition. Lauren has also had writing featured on Mixed Asian Media (formerly known as Hapa Mag), The Nerds of Color, CAAMedia, PBS, YOMYOMF, and other outlets and publications.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I think I first started writing prior to actually knowing how to write. I drew pictures to tell stories when I was little before I was actually taught how to write. However, there was never a given moment where I had an epiphany that this is what I want to do. I think I've always known.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My latest book (which is my debut novel) focuses on the interconnectivity amongst the human race, how the line between what's real and what's fiction can be quite vague, and how one can experience the most whimsy of experiences in a concise period of time.
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Where to find Lauren Lola online


46 (A Short Story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
With a tense political climate weighing heavily on them, two lifelong best friends remove Islamophobic flyers from the front windows of vehicles at the newly opened Warm Springs BART station. What they don't expect is to experience both the negative and positive effects of being part of the resistance.
An Absolute Mind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,640. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young woman with a genetically evolved, cognitive ability is transported to a secret safe island, for her protection. But upon learning the real forces in charge of the island, she steps up and leads a revolution to take action against inaction.
A Moment's Worth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In her debut novel, Lauren Lola presents a cast of characters as they demonstrate the interconnectivity of the human race, the not-so fine line between fiction and reality, and the beauty of what can be sought, discovered, and learned in a short period of time.

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