Cover of Silver on the Road by L A Gilman
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Laura Anne Gilman is the author of the popular Cosa Nostradamus novels, the Nebula award-nominated The Vineart War trilogy, and the Portals duology, in addition to short fiction from many fine publishers. Her next project is  SILVER ON THE ROAD, coming from Simon & Schuster/Saga Press in October 2015.

She has dipped her pen into the mystery field as well, writing the Gin & Tonic series as L.A. Kornetsky.

biophotoMs. Gilman is represented by the Barry Goldblatt Literary Agency, and is a member of the publishing co-operative Book View Cafe.

You can contact her directly, or follow her on Twitter



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There is no such thing as a painless copyedit, only ones where you don’t mind bleeding.

THUD. Pending my secondary research backup getting back to me with feedback on the Latin, and with the knowledge that I’ll need to go over it one more time to make sure certain capitalizations and usages are consistent throughout…. Copyedits for SILVER ON THE ROAD are deflagged and done. All 452 pages of ‘em. My brain […]

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State of the Author Dealing with Copyedit, in gifs

and then, when it all seems lost… you just give up, give in, and start STETing the fuck out of everything.

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that thudding noise you heard may well have been me.

Huh. Yeah, that’s that, then. A little short and a lot messy, nothing anyone gets to see but me, but that’s Draft 0 of Devil’s West #2. ~Woo.~ [I’m actually really really excited about Draft 0, but right now I feel like I’ve been beaten with bamboo rods, so ‘woo’ is all I got] Now […]

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At Norwescon

Last night’s reading, despite being at the awkward hour of dinner-o-clock on the first day of the convention, was reasonably well-attended, and by some people I didn’t know from Joe! That’s always nice. Then there was the panel on the use of the hard-boiled mystery element in urban fantasy, which…well, I suspect our moderator wanted […]

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Looking Back, Looking Forward, weekend edition.

Saturday, I hauled myself out of town to take a meeting.  If anything comes of that meeting, y’all will be the third to know.  Then I came home and was a slug on the sofa.  Sunday’s been Writers’ Cafe and more work on the cracktastic project, and now all the words I didn’t get written […]

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