Traci Harding ""Being of the Field" - interesting contemporary Aussie SciFi author
"Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible." — Richard P. Feynman
"Never tell a person a thing is impossible. G*d/the Universe may have been waiting all this time for someone ignorant enough of the impossibility to do just that thing." author unknown
Just reading some of Tolkien's "Unfinished Tales" this morning. For some reason I really like the dryer prose style he uses in his work chronicling the earlier ages of his imaginary world. It seems to contribute to the epic, heroic, tragic, yet almost immesurably distant quality of the narrative itself...
"...Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?"
Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."
"At least," she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland"
"Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting"
- The City Of Bones
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