(Guess his age in the photo above)
“Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down”.
Gavin Lakin, creator of seventiesology, is a writer of fiction and creative non-fiction, most prominently in the areas of historical fiction, pop culture, music, and the mercurial 1970s. His writings, musings and hazy remembrances are featured here in his monthly writings. Gavin has authored a series—a pentalogy of literary historical novels—and is actively seeking acquisition and representation.
In the capacity of contributing writer, his works have been published with Memoir Mixtapes Vol.1/Medium, Entropy Magazine and boomercafe.com, the latter a site dedicated to archiving the Baby Boom generation, with several more pieces in the upcoming weeks and months ahead. He always welcomes your thoughts after something new has been posted here, as well as adding to the conversation at the actual site where his works are published. They typically request that you log on via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ or Disqus.
Gavin is a member of the Historical Novel Society (HNS), American Writers & Artists, Inc. (AWAI), and with a songwriting background, Gavin is a twenty-five-year published member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). His music has been featured on NBC television. Gavin received an Honorable Mention for his song “Lesson in the Blues” from Nashville Songwriters Association.
Gavin conceived, designed and manages his nostalgic online collectibles business, Late Blue Highway, with a tagline where “We make it our business to remember”.
A native Californian, Gavin lives in the San Francisco Bay Area without a dog, which makes him somewhat of an anomaly.
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