Author Archives: Laura Roper

About Laura Roper

Laura Roper is working on an historical novel and is a current Novel Incubator student. She works in the field of international development as a nonprofit management consultant, although her appetite for adventure isn't what it once was. She lives in Somerville, but spends a good deal of time on the Cape and on the road.

The Thrill of Discovery, The Agony of the Fact

I decided to write a historical novel because I wanted to get completely out of my day-to-day life and contemporary everything—terrorism, the failure of capitalism, modern marriage, childhood and adolescence, politics, racism, climate change, you name it. Did I have…