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Thomas R. Lawrence

Thomas R. Lawrence

Thomas R. Lawrence Tom Lawrence is a retired venture capitalist and a self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur. He writes daily in a Victorian cottage, which he shares with his cat Shiva. Tom founded Front Porch Press, LLC, ( to self-publish his first four books. He posts weekly to his own blog, As I like it, ( where he discusses his views on Southern sports, travel, food and history. He is also a partner and occasional contributor to, a blog which focuses on Southern culture. Tom has written and published four books: Delta Days, short stories which were pulled straight from his experiences as a child in the Mississippi Delta, and Cow College, also short stories which were based on his years as a student at Mississippi State University. (Both short story collections are factual/fiction, but if it didn’t happen as related, it should have.) His third book is will d… a life in science, an account of the life and career of Dr. Will Carpenter, a prominent figure in the development of many agricultural chemicals, including Roundup and Lasso. The fourth book is an account of Mississippi State’s 2014 football season, titled My Magic Year. Tom’s latest book, Jake’s Revenge, is ready for publication, pending agent representation. Jake’s Revenge is the first of a series of fictional novels centered on the adventures of ex-army helicopter pilot, Mary Jo Thibodeaux. The second of the series, Wu’s Byte, is completed and in the edit phase, and the third in the series, The Don’s Tale, is well underway. He is also working on a historical novel, set in antebellum Mississippi

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