No, but a cello is the perfect string bass for an accordion. Works with it beautifully. Elizabeth Moo
To the gods belong power, and to us the work of our hands.
When I was quite young, she was working in a hardware store, so I grew up knowing about hardware.
One of my degrees was a science degree in biology.
When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well, because I kept wanting to write books.
There is simple ignorance, not knowing, and willful ignorance that refuses to know, that covers the light of knowledge with the dark blanket of bias.
When a person responds emotionally to intellectual things, or emotionally only to traditional emotional things - I find that an interesting break between myself and some other writers and fans.
This individual does not know where initiative ends and rocket-propelled idiocy begins.
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people.
Fantasy allows you to get past defenses.
I was writing fiction, but not finishing fiction.
Normal' is a dryer setting.
Motivation is the power behind plot.
In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a characters and let his perceptions take over.
Most eyes have more than one color, but usually they're related. Blue eyes may have two shades of blue, or blue and gray, or blue and green, or even a fleck or two of brown. Most people don't notice that.
I've taught Sunday school, I've sung in the choir, I directed a choir. Elizabeth Moo
I like it that order exists somewhere even if it shatters near me.
Sometimes I wonder how normal normal people are, and I wonder that most in the grocery store.
Everything in my life that I value has been gained at the cost of not saying what I really think and saying what they want me to say.
I always thought my questions were wrong questions because no one else asked them. Maybe no one thought of them. Maybe darkness got there first. Maybe I am the first light touching a gulf of ignorance... Maybe my questions matter.
I like the Beatles, of course, but that's when I grew up.
Hard to be a physics major at Rice University if you have flunked calculus.
I can become very emotional about math, although I'm not that good at it.
But in fantasy, you can make a complete break, and you can put people in a situation where they are confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world.
I've taught Sunday school, I've sung in the choir, I directed a choir.
People are people, messy and mutable, combining differently with one another from day to day - even hour to hour.
Empress of the Universe would be way too much work. I'd have to wear fancy clothes, probably including lady shoes with pointed toes, and could no longer slouch into the study in PJs and slippers. Someone would (avert!) straighten my desk. Someone would reorganize my yarn stash...in fact, they'd assi
One thing nobody can do better than you is be you.
Hard to be a physics major at Rice University if you have flunked calculus. Elizabeth
It is not wrong to be different. Sometimes it is hard, but it is not wrong.