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Reon Laudat

 First things first. My name is pronounced Ree-on LOW-dah. (Reon rhymes with neon.) A pen name would've made my writing life much easier. lol


I'm a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism. I've worked as a features and lifestyle staff reporter at three newspapers. Regular beats included television, pop culture, fitness, food, and fashion. The Gannett and Scripps Howard wire services distributed my work to newspapers across the country.

Check out the "My Books" page for more information on my available titles. I'm a wife. Yes, married my own romance novel hero. We have a teen son. (Oh, boy! lol)

Did I mention I'm the BIGGEST pop culture junkie and TV/movie buff? And a cat whisperer. (Shout-out to my  fur babies.)

I'm a southern gal. Grew up in the Bluff City Memphis, Tn.  (Still have family there.) Oh, how I miss the BBQ!  

First job: Burger King on Winchester Road (age 16)  

First career-related job : summer copy clerk/ then (writing) intern at The Memphis Commercial Appeal (age 17-19)

Favorite colors: Black or Red

I'm OBSESSED with yarn crafting ( all things knitting and crocheting).

Favorite thing to crochet: Squishy, high texture blankets  (Gimme all the cables and bobbles.)

Favorite thing to knit: Hats with juicy cables. 

Favorite Reality Show: The Bachelor/Bachelorette

Favorite Workout -- weights/running/walking.

Favorite Food: Crab legs

If you want to connect, hit me up at  reonlaudat@yahoo.com.  I'll get right back to you. ;)