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.

THE STAR WOMAN available August 1st

Two decades before the events of The Space Orphan trilogy, another extraordinary character takes the stage on Earth: Karen Danburn. A character inspired by both the characters Supergirl and Wonder Woman, her tale is told in The Star Woman. Karen … Continue reading

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FUN DANCING SCENES from Great Older Movies

Just for fun – a mashup of dancing scenes from movies set to the tune of Footloose. Click on image to see the video.

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THE OLD GUARD gritty modern action-adventure Netflix movie

I just watched the NetFlix movie THE OLD GUARD starring Charlize Theron and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. It follows a group of five immortals and their pushback against a pharmacy company which wants to discover the secret of their gift. … Continue reading

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BRIE LARSON starts YouTube channel

Brie Larson of Captain Marvel fame started a YouTube channel. It’s a bit long at 22 minutes, but I enjoyed it all the way through. YMMV. Click the image to read the Hollywood Reporter story & see her video.

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THE SPACE ORPHAN trilogy’s first book at ROCK-BOTTOM price

The Eons-Lost Orphan, the first book of The Space Orphan trilogy, is now at Amazon’s lowest allowed price of $.99. (Click on each book’s image to preview and to buy the book.)

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Michael Jackson 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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FUN VIDEO – tune from Status Quo band: In The Army Now

Want to see Darth Vader & Storm Troopers dancing? (And some cute girls and guys?) Watch! The tune is from an album by the UK band Status Quo. Video by videditor KM Music in Thessaloniki Greece. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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RESPONSIBLE GUN LAWS

I’m a gun owner and fan from way back. My first gun was a Winchester-like BB gun. The second I got when was I was 17 – a Colt .45 1911 pistol which I customized with Goncala Alves grips. I … Continue reading

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to: JEFF BEZOS, subject: LUNA CITY

I’m an aerospace software and systems engineer, working most recently at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and Boeing’s Phantom Works. I am now retired and spend much of each day writing, mostly fiction. I am also one of many diverse professionals … Continue reading

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The ORPHAN on the RED CARPET

News from the Orphan sequel front: At 25 Jane Kuznetsov (the Orphan) has her first boy friend. This is normal for the people where she was born. They lived very long lives and matured much later. They might not marry … Continue reading

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