Confessions of a Mermaid Writer with Laura Lovely

Mermaid Podcast Host Laura von Holt shares her evolution from pinup model to mermaid romance author and why mermaids are so popular today.


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You thought you knew podcast host and mermaid mogul, Laura von Holt, but you’ve never heard her like this before! Lindsay Emory guest hosts to interview Laura about her life as the mermaid romance author known as Laura Lovely. Laura shares her professional history of adopting alternate personas, her time as pinup model and actress, how she was kicked out of the Louvre, and how 80’s pop culture and Washington Irving (the father of American literature) helped her become a published author. They talk about the influence of The Little Mermaid on culture and literature, what the next generation of mermaid stories might be, and why mermaids are so fascinating in the modern era.  

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About the author

Laura von Holt, Fairy Boss Mother

Laura von Holt is the Fairy Boss Mother of Cinderly. Her goal in life is to lead the first fairy godmother empire, be the Lisa Frank of the Digital World, and make magic real for sparkle unicorns and boss ladies everywhere. A triple threat, Laura is a Pulitzer Prize contender, a Certified Fairyologist and a graduate of Weeki Wachee Sirens of the Deep mermaid camp. She writes romance novels under the pen name of Laura Lovely.


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