"I graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Communications and left formal education behind."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Sarah Zettel on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Sarah Zettel on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Sarah Zettel on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Sarah Zettel on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Sarah Zettel on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."