About the Author




I read, write and ride, to sum up my three favourite hobbies. Some of my my other interests are animals, music, panio playing, agriculture, swimming and classic literature and movies. My favourite authors are C.S Lewis, Jane Austen, Louisa May Alcott, L.M. Montgomary and Eylene Mitchell.
I am a christian home schooled girl. I have always home schooled and I asked Jesus into my heart at five. I am an evangelical christian who believes in touching the lives of others around us. I am also pro-life and I believe true love waits. 
I love creative writing. I started my first novel at age ten called 'The Super Six.' It was a mystery story, but I ran into a lot of trouble copying Enid Blyton's writing style. When I realised I couldn't finish it, I was discouraged, and didn't attempt another novel until six months later, when I thought of the story Jilla. 
My inspiration for creative writing comes from my beautiful horses and my love of farm life. 

I love horses, and always have. It runs in my blood. My wonderful father shares my passion and taught me to ride. Dad put me on the back of a horse at age one, and that did it, I have been horse crazy since. I owned my first pony Bobby at seven. I was taught to ride using Natural Horsemanship. 
A few years ago I had to give my Bobby to another little girl, because he was too small for me along with other health reasons on Bobby's side. I miss him and still love him very much, but my current horse is Beauty a beautiful three-year-old, quarter horse bay mare, whom I adore.

This is a little more about me. I hope have enjoyed it.
From Lauren
"I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains. I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea, Her beauty and her terror, The wide brown land for me!" 
Dorothea MacKellar 



                                                   If I were a gemstone, I'd be a sapphire 
                                                   
If I were a scent, I'd be the smell of horses
                                            
If I were a pair of shoes, I'd be ballet slippers 

                                 
 If I were a facial expression, I'd be a smile of laughter  

                                             
 If I were a time of day, I'd be evening

                                                
   If I were a place, I'd be a farm
                                                                          
If I were a colour, I'd be turquoise
                                           
If I were a musical instrument, I'd be a piano
                                           
If I were a flower, I'd be a red rose 
                                                                   
If I were an object, I'd be a well used saddle 
                 
If I were a sound, I'd be the gentle purring of a kitten

7 comments:

Izi said...

Hi Lauren! Love your 'about me,' part.

Bri said...

wow! this page is awesome! you tell us so much about yourself! thanks for posting about on buzz!

Bri said...

oh, and i'm waiting for you on buzz right now!! can't wait to chat!

Grace said...

You sound like a great person.

Grace

Lauren said...

Ya, Lauren your awesome!!! ohh! from BRI!

ya, ya i know!! i'm using Lauren's account!! (heheheh)

(long story!) :)

Bri said...

that looks so funny! when it says lauren said... Lauren your awesome! he he he!

Izi said...

Hey Lauren,

Just checked out your 'about me,' part again! All the pics you have on there are really nice! Especially the last one .... that's great. I love the shirt you are wearing in that one, too!

Izi x

Search Jilla