For anyone not familiar with Laura Anne’s work, here is her official bio.
Laura Anne Gilman started her professional life as a book editor for a major NYC house, fitting her writing into the remaining available hours. In 2004 she switched that around, becoming a full-time writer and freelance editor.
Laura Anne is the author of the popular Cosa Nostradamus books for Luna (the “Retrievers” and “Paranormal Scene Investigations” urban fantasy series), and the award-nominated The Vineart War trilogy from Pocket. She is a member of the on-line writers’ consortium BookView Cafe, and continues to write and sell short fiction in a variety of genres. She also writes paranormal romances as Anna Leonard.
So if you’re going to take advice from anyone in publishing – LAG is the one! Make sure you swing by.