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The February newsletter is out. What panel am I doing at Left Coast Crime? What radio show about mystery writing am I going to appear on? WHAT IS THE BOOK RECOMMENDATION!?!?!?! Spoilers: The Great Gimmelmans by @leematthewgoldberg 

Check it out: https://lawrenceallanwrites.substack.com/p/two-of-us-riding-nowhere-lawrence ⁣
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I just picked this up on vinyl — yeah, I’m a vinyl guy now, fight me. This record is so, so good. Deeply felt, excellently crafted.
I NEVER KNEW I NEEDED A FUNNY MURDER MYSTERY, BUT BIG FAT F@!K-UP IS REALLY GOOD. IT'S EVEN MOVING AT TIMES. DID YOU KNOW IT WON A BUNCH OF AWARDS? YOU SHOULD CHECK IT OUT. THERE’S EVEN A SEQUEL. LINK IN THE BIO! #bookstagram #amreading #amreadingmystery
Of course, it’s the Hulk. I don’t care if my 11 year old provided sound reasoning why I’m wrong.
Me at 21. I have not aged a day.
Here it is, the January Newsletter! Travel plans! A 71 year old bank robber and a book recommendation! Spoilers: its The Damned Lovely by Adam Frost

Check it out! https://lawrenceallanwrites.substack.com/p/here-we-go-again-playing-the-fool

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I’m moving my newsletter and I’ve narrowed the options. Would love some thoughts and opinions!
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Lawrence Allan

Lawrence Allan is an award winning novelist who is Midwestern as f@!k. He loves heroes who use humor to cover up their own trauma. Big Fat F@!k-Up is a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel and won two Claymore Awards at Killer Nashville, including Best Comedy. His work has appeared in Shotgun Honey and the crime anthology WRONG TURN. He studied improvisation at The Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis and clowning and Commedia at Dell’arte, a physical theater school in Blue Lake, CA. He holds an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Texas at Austin and lives in Los Angeles.

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Lawrence Allan

Having grown up in Normal, IL, Lawrence Allan is Midwestern as f@!k, and loves heroes who use humor to cover for their emotional trauma! For a time he was the highest paid writer in Pakistanti TV, writing three serials, including Qaatil, Pakistan’s first tele-thriller. In the US, his work includes several pilots that have received interest from FOX TV, Warner Brothers, Warner Horizon, as well as USA. He has worked with Rick Cleveland, Emmy winner for The West Wing, and Ron Moore, creator of Battlestar Galactica, on a pilot for NBC.

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Image of Lawrence Allan: Ashley Randall Photography