Laura Pearson

Laura Pearson


Laura Pearson has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Chichester. She spent a decade living in London and working as a copywriter and editor for QVC, Expedia, Net a
Porter, EE, and The Ministry of Justice. Now, she lives in Leicestershire, where she writes novels, blogs about her experience of breast cancer (, runs The Motherload Book Club, and tries to work out how to raise her two children.

Missing Pieces was her debut novel.


Laura Pearson @LauraPAuthor

#XX is #TheMotherloadBookClub readalong for September and it’s so fascinating! 99p is rude, frankly.

5yo: Oh my god.
Me: Let’s stick to ‘Oh my gosh’. We don’t want to be disrespectful to people who believe in god.
5yo: How about ‘Oh my sainted great-granddad’?
Me: ...

This is absolutely true. I will never forget the nurses @JessopWing that looked after my daughter when she was in neonatal intensive care. 3 years on, I can still picture their faces and hear their voices.

Me: I think I’ll go to bed and read for a whole hour.
My brain: She’s lying down! Activate sleep mode!

50,000 words. #bookfour

If I talk to you - any of you - before I’ve written 1000 words, please send me to prison. #amwriting