The things that were so bad, that hurt so. If I forget them, if I forget such things still happen, how can I help others? My scars prove that I know myself what others suffer.
No, but a cello is the perfect string bass for an accordion. Works with it beautifully.
I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting.
My first degree came years before my second. I had wanted to be a physicist, but I flunked calculus.
Hard to be a physics major at Rice University if you have flunked calculus.
When I was quite young, she was working in a hardware store, so I grew up knowing about hardware.
It may be far in the future, but there's some kind of logical way to get from where we are to where the science fiction is.
There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person.
My personal feeling about science fiction is that it's always in some way connected to the real world, to our everyday world.
In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over.