Lauryne Wright

Green alien at a desk

Despite Rampant Media Ageism, Aliens Don’t Care How Old You Are

In my Other Worldly novels, age discrimination is eschewed and most aliens of the extraterrestrial kind are not ageist or sexist, especially with respect to post-middle-aged female protagonist Rowan Layne. It’s a world I would much prefer to live in, being an over-sixty woman, as opposed to this nation’s rampant and ridiculous, highly selective, politically

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Grisham’s Camino Island Series Features Struggling Authors

I stayed up too late finishing John Grisham’s latest novel, Camino Ghosts, third in a fascinating series that I hope won’t be the last of these crime thrillers that are also pleasing “beach reads,” though I’m not at the beach. I am, nonetheless, in sweltering temperatures, far too humid for the summertime desert clime. Hence,

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Lake with summer berries

Summer Solstice and the Season’s Sweet Bounty

Celebrating the summer solstice today, which frequents in my Other Worldly series, especially structures that align with the angle of the sun on solstices and equinoxes. England’s Stonehenge during summer solstice is featured in Being Alien, and Chaco Canyon in New Mexico is the focus of Alien Sensation, although that scene takes place on the

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Tattered American flag

Reviling Revelation: Alito’s Treasonous Annihilation of Reason

I used to wake up in a cold sweat during law school after reading the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s Spanish-Inquisition-like opinions. Little did I know the real nightmare would begin with his death, and those who would ignore Constitutional edicts and stack the Supreme Court with even more vile, hateful, vindictive beings intent on using

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Factual Details Enhance Fun Fantastical Tales

I’m no scientist or astronaut, so writing my Other Worldly series featuring aliens among us on Earth has been a science-based challenge since I realized upon approaching the third novel, Aliens Abound, that my protagonist Rowan Layne would inevitably travel into outer space. Something I hadn’t fathomed when I began writing the first novel, Alienable

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