"Becoming a mother cannot help but change things. An author's life is reflected in their writing, whether they want it to be or not, and parenthood is one of the biggest life changes there is."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Sarah Zettel on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Sarah Zettel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Sarah Zettel on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Sarah Zettel on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Sarah Zettel on Mahatma Gandhi
"I graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and left formal education behind."
"My joking answer to this question is that I leave a bowl of milk out on the back porch every night for the Idea Fairy. In the morning, the milk is gone and there's a brand-new shiny idea by the bowl."
"I have a better internal and intuitive understanding of folklore and myth than science and technology, so in that way fantasy is easier."
"Now, Venus is an extremely hostile environment, and as such presents a lot of challenges for a science fiction author who wants to create life there. However, as I began to research it more thoroughly, I found myself intrigued by the possibilities the world offers."
"I have to do more close research and fact checking for the science fiction. This is not however to say that writing good fantasy does not involve doing good research."