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Walker, Laura L., 1975-



  • Existence: 1975-

Biographical History

Laura L. Walker (1975- ) is a mother, author of fictional romances, and sole proprietor of her editing side business from Pima, Arizona.

Laura L. Walker grew up in a large family in the Gila Valley, Arizona. She was born August 28, 1975 in Safford, Arizona to Lyn and Lois Larson. Laura attended Northern Arizona University where she not only graduated with a bachelor degree in elementary education, but also met her husband, Ron. Together they have had 6 children. In 2000, Laura’s sister, Vonda, died as a victim of domestic violence. This tragedy and the other experiences of her and her family have influenced the characters of her novels, including her membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Laura has authored two contemporary romances and a Christmas novella, with plans to keep writing. She has also become the sole proprietor of her editing side business.

lauralwalker, via WWW, October 12, 2017 (grew up in a large family in Gila Valley, Arizona; author of two LDS contemporary romances and a Christmas novella; six children; editing side business)

Library of Congress, via WWW, Jan. 10, 2018 (Laura L. Walker; b. August 28, 1975; grew up in Southern Arizona; bachelor degree in elementary education from Northern Arizona University; met her husband Ron there; lives in Pima, AZ)

UPB file, Jan. 10, 2018 (Laura L. Walker; born August 28, 1975; Sept. 1999 went through the Mesa Temple for her endowments; sister Vonda killed in July 2000; influenced books)

Eastern Arizona Courier, via WWW, Jan. 10, 2018 (Sister Vonda graudated from Pima High School; parents are Lyn and Lois Larson; long time locals)

Mormonwiki, via WWW, Jan. 10, 2018 (Laura L. Walker; born in Safford, Arizona)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Laura L. Walker early writings, approximately 1998-2016

 Series — Folder 2: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232564341]
Identifier: MSS 9037 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains writings from Laura L. Walker's early adult life and of Walker's book "The Matchup." Also contains Walker's college writing assignments, and personal papers on creative writing. In addition it contains character outlines, chapter outlines and a handwritten draft for the first chapter of "The Matchup." Dated approximately 1998-2016.

Dates: approximately 1998-2016

Laura L. Walker photographs, 1980-2016

 Series — Folder 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197232564333]
Identifier: MSS 9037 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains pictures from the life of Laura L. Walker in Arizona. Includes family photographs from childhood, engagement pictures, with her family at a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and current pictures with her children. Dated 1980-2016.

Dates: 1980-2016

Laura L. Walker research for The Matchup, approximately 2013-2016

 Series — Folder 3: Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232564358]
Identifier: MSS 9037 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains printouts of online research by Laura L. Walker for her book, "The Matchup." Printouts include sports marketing job requirements, Major League Baseball jobs, Arizona Diamondback's schedule and statistics, and various other topics with handwritten notes relating research to character development. Materials dated approximately 2013-2016.

Dates: approximately 2013-2016

Laura L. Walker papers

Identifier: MSS 9037
Scope and Contents

Contains Laura L. Walker's research for her book, "The Matchup" (2016), a fictional romance novel. Also includes a richer look into her life through family photos from childhood to present in Arizona and her early writings, including outlines for “The Matchup”. Dated 1980-2016, bulk 2013-2016.

Dates: approximately 1980-2016; Majority of material found within approximately 2013-2016

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Archival Object 3
Collection 1
Outlines 2
Photographs 2
Research (Documents) 2
Advertising and Marketing 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1