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[GUEST POST] Laurence MacNaughton on The True Story Behind THE SPIDER THIEF: STOLEN MEMORY (+ Giveaway!)

Laurence MacNaughton is the author of Conspiracy of Angels and the Spider Thief series. His articles and stories have appeared in Writers’ Journal, The Rocky Mountain Writer, Pyramid Magazine, Cabal Asylum, The Inkwell and Noir Journal. He teaches fiction writing at YouCanWriteANovel.com. For more information please visit http://LaurenceMacNaughton.com.

The True Story Behind “The Spider Thief: Stolen Memory”

by Laurence MacNaughton

Many years ago, I lost several crucial minutes of my memory, and in that time I almost died. There’s a funny thing about having your memories stolen from you — it makes you wonder how those memories, if you had them back, might change who you are.
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[GUEST POST] Laurence MacNaughton on Science, Angels and Explosions (+ Giveaway!)

Laurence MacNaughton is the author of Conspiracy of Angels. His articles and stories have appeared in Writers’ Journal, The Rocky Mountain Writer, Pyramid Magazine, Cabal Asylum, The Inkwell and Noir Journal. He teaches fiction writing at YouCanWriteANovel.com. For more information please visit http://LaurenceMacNaughton.com.

Science, Angels and Explosions

Honestly, I never intended to stir up any science-versus-religion controversy with my debut novel, Conspiracy of Angels. I simply started writing the book after one of my trucks blew up.

Mind you, I’m not talking about a funny noise under the hood. I’m talking about a roaring, shrapnel-flinging ball of flame. My job was to test-drive and report on prototype vehicles, and sometimes things went wrong. Which was how I ended up with my own miniature version of the Tunguska Event.

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