Get to know fantasy author Laura Anne Gilman
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Write what you know" means learn more, not write less.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. The ability to laugh at oneself as needed, a desire to learn, and the strength to be gentle.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I go through phases, because once I realize I'm over-using something I try to delete it from my vocabulary. Right now it's "Seriously?"
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Oh, I would so love to be able to draw. I can see it all in my head, but . I can barely draw a straight line with a ruler.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. 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. Some days, admittedly, it's more difficult than others...