Laura is a book designer, fiction editor, audiobook narrator and producer, and author.
Laura started audiobook narration in 2019, doing audiobooks (upcoming) for Toot Sweet Ink and some of her own stories (also upcoming). Having written stories since she was in second grade, studied acting in LA and New York, and done the occasional voiceover for video and film, she has long felt drawn to doing audiobooks.
Samples of her work will be posted here soon.
Editor and book designer
For more information about Laura’s editing and book design work, visit Book Love Space.
Laura has been designing and developing websites for twenty years. She cofounded companies serving such clients as Stanford University, PopSci, Dwell, and UCSB. For ten years, she was heavily involved with the Drupal community, working on documentation, contributing themes and patches, and serving on the Drupal Association board.
For the past few years, her focus has been on WordPress, doing sites for select clients in the arts.
For five years, Laura was Tech Editor for BlogHer. She has blogged personally since 2001. (In 2005, she launched RarePattern.com. Some of the posts are still up here, but she’s moved much of the content to her personal blog, LauraLisScott.com.
Laura has made films and videos since making silly 8mm shorts in high school. Most recently, she’s been producing and editing promos and book trailers. Some samples can be found on the BookLove.Space site and her YouTube channel. In 2002–2003, Laura directed and edited a documentary series for public television. Before that, she worked on independent films and produced B-movie trailers for movies you’ve never heard about, many starring actors you’d recognize.
Laura has a BA from The University of Chicago and an MFA from Columbia University of New York. She’s also studied writing at UC Berkeley and UCLA, and acting at HB Studio in New York.