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By the time she was fourteen, Laura Anne Gilman knew she would be an editor, a teacher, or a writer.

By thirty, she was all three. She's a little focused that way (when not being distracted by -oooh shiny!).

After fifteen years working in NY publishing, Laura Anne became a full-time writer, with more than twenty novels under her various bylines, including the Nebula Award-nominated Vineart War trilogy, and the 10-book, 2-novella Cosa Nostradamus series. She is also a serial short fiction writer, but her friends seem to like her anyway...

She's also the mystery writer L.A. Kornetsky.

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I'm afraid that the four books are all that are the moment (my publisher decided they didn't want any more, and had me write…more
Hi Lindsay!

I'm afraid that the four books are all that are the moment (my publisher decided they didn't want any more, and had me write the Portals duology instead - HEART OF BRIAR/SOUL OF FIRE).

However, it's not the last we'll see of Bonnie and her crew! The novella series "Sylvan Investigations" continues the story of the Cosa Nostradamus in NYC, starting with MILES TO GO and PROMISES TO KEEP, with THE WORK OF HUNTERS and AN INTERRUPTED CRY coming in 2015.

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Happy new year!

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“I am a trained professional liar. Do not read me as a textbook.”
Laura Anne Gilman

“Manhattan in the morning is a living stream of Purpose; everyone's got a place to be and a problem on their mind. That doesn't mean it's and unfriendly place -- just busy and preoccupied. Personally, I love it. I'm a social creature but there are times and places you just don't want to do more than grunt at your fellow human being.”
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Dana Davis Thanks for the friendship, Laura. Happy writing!

Sangr1a Laura, thanks for your friendship! I love your profile pic - it's hilarious & cute! :D

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