Lauren Lola is an author, freelance writer, playwright, and screenwriter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from California State University, East Bay where she earned her B.A. in Communication and a minor in Theatre. She is the author of the novels, An Absolute Mind and A Moment’s Worth, as well as the upcoming graphic novel, Dasig. She has written plays that have been produced both virtually and in-person for theatre groups on the West Coast of the United States, and has penned the short films, “Breath of Writing” and “Interview with an Aswang” (which she also co-directed and produced). Her pilot, “Time and Time Again,” was a semifinalist in Season 2 of the “Your Script Produced!” Worldwide Screenwriting Competition. Lauren has also had writing featured on Mixed Asian Media (formerly known as Hapa Mag), The Nerds of Color, CAAMedia, PBS, YOMYOMF, and other outlets and publications.
Lola By The Bay is her personal blog, where she writes about storytelling (in books, TV, film, music, etc.), the writing process, and life as an author. You can check back every Saturday for a new post from her!