Author Archives: Laer Carroll

About Laer Carroll

I am an aerospace software and systems engineer recently retired to become a professional writer. My genres include sci fi and fantasy, young adult, and technical books.

New CONFEDERATION TALES novelette

Social distancing for me means I am more inclined to take mini-vacations in some other space/time/universe. This is good news for my readers as I’m finishing more stories. Such as a short one that I’d put on hold while working … Continue reading

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DANCING PLANES and stewardesses

YouTube videos, especially those with music and dancing, are helping keep my spirits up. Here is one I hope will help do that for you. (Click on image to see video.)

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I FOUGHT THE VIRUS today

The sky is blue, the sun shines bright, the air is fresh as it fills my lungs. The street outside my elder apartment building is lined with green trees. The houses along the street are nice, not lavish, but well-kept. … Continue reading

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THE SPACE ORPHAN trilogy at lowest price allowed

I’ve dropped the price of my most popular books as my tiny contribution to making personal quarantine easier. This is The Space Orphan trilogy. It is the lowest price Amazon will allow: $.99 for each ebook. I’ll keep this up … Continue reading

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Heaven is YOUR FAMILY at the seashore

I lost my daughter Vanessa Noelle at seven months old despite the efforts of a world-class heart surgeon. Every once in a while she visits me in my dreams, a puppy sized golden moth. It is children like mine which … Continue reading

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MJ inspired BILLY JEAN dancing

Whatever Michael Jackson did in his personal life, in his public life he gave joy to many millions of people all over the world. Here is a dance mashup of performances by both expert and amateur dancers to the tune … Continue reading

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AEROVOYANT – terrific debut book of new author

Saturday the 11th P. L. (Patty) Tavormina had a book signing in the Open Book store at 512 W. Hillcrest Dr., Thousand Oaks, California. To bring up Google Maps showing the location click THIS link. I enjoyed the book a … Continue reading

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The PROSTITUTE incident

My Space Orphan trilogy has sold very well (by my standards). Enough so I’m beginning to get a fair amount of online attention. Questions about sequels to my other six books. A few nasty emails which my spam filter mostly … Continue reading

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EMMA STONE and others in happy dance mashup

The Christmas season is upon is with all its hurry and sometimes depression. So here is a fun mashup of dancing and music to act as an antidote to all the stress.

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GENIUS or INGENIOUS scam – the Afghan physics student

I never contribute money to sob stories, even when family or friends introduce them to me. Instead each month I contribute to three charities, one newspaper, and one politician. That’s all support I feel my modest retirement income allows. There … Continue reading

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