Laura Cooney
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Joined 04-19-02, id: 201980
Author has written 6 stories for Fantasy, Action, General, Life, Love, and Supernatural.
I absolutely love writing…it’s almost like a drug I’m addicted to. To me there is nothing better than getting absolutely drawn into a story at one o’clock and staying there until five. I adore being wrapped up in creating the next scenes for my characters, making exits and entrances from the building blocks of words and images, unlocking the box of my imagination and letting the blank white page drown in a sea of black type.

I’d like to say thanks to everyone who’s taken the time and effort to review my work. Your contributions are vitally important to me and I appreciate all your comments and opinions about my writing, good and bad – it’s lovely to feel wanted, and if I didn’t get something particularly right I’ll try and improve it next time.

A bit about me: I'm 18 years old and I live in north-west England. I have short brown hair, blue-green eyes, about 5'2", kinda skater/surfer-girl-meets-rock-chick style. My hobbies (apart from writing) are reading, playing guitar and drums, tae kwon do, listening to music, watching movies and hanging out with friends. After I finish university my ambition is to be a novelist or work for a magazine.

Favourite books: Lord Of The Rings, The Catcher In The Rye, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Color Purple
Favourite movies: Back To The Future, Indiana Jones trilogy, Donnie Darko, Reservoir Dogs
Favourite music: Good Charlotte, The Clash, The Beatles, Green Day,, Maroon 5, The Strokes, Jet, Keane, The Killers, Snow Patrol, No Doubt, Liz Phair, Red Hot Chili Peppers and lots of others

Bibliography (NB Love Letters,A Pirate's Life For Me and Pink Daisy are in the process of being written. The rest are just ideas at the moment):
* A Pirate's Life For Me: Adventure/romance on the high seas
* Pink Daisy: My collection of poems which I add to on a fairly regular basis
* The Thirteenth Heir: Reworking of my original version; a LotR-esque fantasy adventure romance
* The Rainbow Amulets: Ancient Egypt-set fantasy adventure
* Cutthroat Kate: The sequel to A Pirate's Life For Me
* Xedart: Futuristic romantic drama (think Romeo and Juliet set in the world of The Matrix). A sequel and prequel to this are in the planning stages.

Read my fan fiction here:

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Diamonds and Roses by R. Antanor reviews
Cate is the youngest daughter of England's noblest knight, but she lives her life in the shadow of her sister who may be Queen. The day comes, however, that Cate must choose between freedom and fortune...but what will make her happier?
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 75,989 - Reviews: 573 - Favs: 217 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 5/31/2007 - Published: 7/19/2003
Black Sheep and Rotten Eggs by Isaboo reviews I wrote this when I was 14/15. I'm leaving it up for nostalgia, but please don't read it unless you can keep in mind how very much I've matured since then. K thanks bye.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 23 - Words: 34,906 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 10 - Updated: 8/18/2004 - Published: 10/9/2003 - Complete
Protector by aiur reviews
He was supposed to be her Guardian. He promised to protect her forever. But what happens when they are pulled apart? Do his feelings run deeper than he will admit? And who will protect her now? REMOVED.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 36 - Words: 360 - Reviews: 1392 - Favs: 274 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 2/14/2004 - Published: 11/5/2003 - Complete
Legends of Tarlewyen by Rune Almstrom reviews
This is a collection of stories from a universe I created. Eventually, it will be part of my online RPG. First chapter is about the birth of the Universe. Review me, and I'll review you. Enjoy!
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 3,645 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 4 - Updated: 10/3/2003 - Published: 9/7/2003
Storm of Dreams by InMemoryofPhil reviews
*FINISHED* Storms are caused by dreams. A ghost who is not dead is stuck in a park he cannot leave. A girl with a past she’s tried to forget. And a necklace that ties them all together. You review me, I & ColorCrayons review you.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 29,794 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/11/2003 - Published: 7/14/2003
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Turning Cartwheels In My Wedding Dress
A collection of poetry mostly about my current on-off relationship with my sort-of boyfriend. The sequel to 'Pink Daisy'.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 2,650 - Updated: 1/21/2006 - Published: 12/20/2004
Creative Coursework reviews
Not the most imaginative title I know... but basically this is the screenplay I wrote for my AS Film Studies creative coursework. It's been described as 'the scariest thing [my tutor has] ever read'. Please read and review!
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 828 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/15/2005
Pink Daisy reviews
A collection of poetry on various themes that I've been working on since I started high school. May be 'dark' in some places. FINAL CHAPTER IS UP!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 3,034 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 12/20/2004 - Published: 7/14/2004
A Pirate's Life For Me reviews
A rollicking tale of adventure, love and cursed treasure on the high seas. Rated PG for language and violence. Please read and critque.
Fiction: Action - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 16,735 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 7/14/2004 - Published: 9/29/2003
Dark Elysium reviews
A reworking of 'The Wife of Bath's Tale' by Chaucher. I entered this in a BBC competition but never heard anything back. All reviews returned.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,930 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/18/2003
The Thirteenth Heir reviews
15 years before, the king and queen of Nanudor were killed by Orugisi soldiers. Now the lost princess Callan and her best friend Raven are forced to go on the run after committing a lethal crime. Please read and critique.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 60,089 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 9/9/2003 - Published: 1/26/2003