Tom for will d web site“I am a man of the South and a lover of all that is Southern. This is my space to share with you my musings, rants, opinions, travel tales, restaurant experiences, stories of people and places (some real, many imagined) and a few of my favorite recipes. I hope you enjoy visiting them as much as I have enjoyed living them!”

– Tom

Meet Tom Lawrence

Tom has his roots in the Mississippi Delta towns of Ruleville and Cleveland. His primary education was completed at Murrah High School in Jackson, Mississippi before he embarked upon his colorful college education at Mississippi State University.  Describing himself as a “serial entrepreneur,” he began his writing career after fifty years in the financial services industry.   He first published two books of short stories, Delta Days, Tales of the Mississippi Delta, and Cow College, Tales of Mississippi State College in the 1950s, both initially written as a glimpse of his childhood and early adulthood for his grandchildren. The author of numerous short stories and magazine articles, Tom founded Front Porch Press, LLC, the publisher of this book, to provide an outlet for new Southern writers.  He currently lives in Opelika, Alabama, where he devotes his time to his consulting business, to writing a series of suspense novels and to Front Porch Press, LLC, which also publishes Porch Scene, Exploring Southern Culture, an online blog, www.porchscene.com .  will d…a life in science and other books by Tom Lawrence are available at: www.amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com and www.frontporchpressllc.com.

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  1. Tommy Lawrence…..been a long time Buddy..Got the Murrah 1956 Resume out. I think you must have been in the 1958 class, but didn’t see your picture… Looks like you are doing great! I have been in Greenville since 1962 after leaving Ole Miss. I like your pick for #1.
    Congratulations on your success!!

    Jimmy Lang

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