|Laura Anne Gilman|
|Pen name||L.A. Kornetsky, Anna Leonard, L.A. Liverakos|
|Period||1994 – present|
|Genre||Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Paranormal romance, Horror|
Winemakers have to adapt to what they're given by nature: the vines, the fruit, the soil and the weather.
I have opinions, sure, but they're mine, not something I'm going to insist everyone else take as any kind of gospel.
Every time we revise our history, we also revise the mythology of our history.
I think getting up every morning is the most amazing thing any of us do. We know what's out there, and yet we keep going.
I tend not to reread books, because there's always something new to discover, but Dorothy Sayers is a comfort grab for me – there's no mood so bleak or cold so bad that Lord Peter and Bunter can't make it right.
A reviewer once commented that my urban fantasy novels were paced more like epic fantasy, in that they relied on complex world-building and a gradual immersion in the lives of the characters.
You're an artist when you're writing, a businessperson the rest of the time.
When I first started working on 'Staying Dead,' I got some well-meaning but negative feedback from industry folk because – back in 2001 – epic fantasy was still the big thing, alternate history a tight runner-up.