My mother is an artist, and I have a strong visual sense. I almost always choose the cover art for my books. I’ve learned that the more I collaborate, like by having someone do a soundtrack to one of my books, the more I see my own work differently.
I see music as an aid. It overcomes my internal editor, especially when the music evokes the character or the mood I'm trying to build.
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The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
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|Birth:||7th July, 1968|
|Profession:||Author, Editor, Novelist, Publisher, Teacher|
Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" VanderMeer was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an American author, novelist, editor, publisher and teacher. He is best known for his contributions to the New Weird and his stories about the city of Ambergris, in books like City of Saints and Madmen (collections , Won- Tähtifantasia Award for the best foreign fantasy book in 2007). He is also the author of the 2014 series called The Southern Reach Trilogy. He is the founding editor and publisher of the Ministry of Whimsy Press, up until recently on hiatus. He has also been involved in teaching creative writing. He has also taught at the Clarion Workshop and at Trinity Prep School. He has written several novels include: Veniss Underground, Shriek: An Afterword, Finch (nominations- World Fantasy Award, Nebula Award for best novel), Annihilation (Won- Nebula Award for Best Novel), Authority, Acceptance, and Borne. His nonfiction works include: Why Should I Cut Your Throat?, Booklife, The Steampunk Bible (with S. J. Chambers, nominations- Hugo Award for Best Related Work), Monstrous Creatures, and Wonderbook (Won- BSFA Award for Best Non-Fiction, Locus Award for Best Non-Fiction. nominations- Hugo Award, World Fantasy Award).
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