Re: New Person
- I've been a member of the Mythopoeic Society for about ten years now and
am in the Khazad-dum chapter here in the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm
the Bratwoman, married to David Bratman, one of the Council of Stewards.
By day I'm a mild mannered semiconductor technician, destroying computer
chips so you don't have to. (I take them apart to look for defects or
polish them in cross-section and take pretty pictures of them.) By
night I'm a crusading conductor trying to get my church choir to learn
their music. (My actual degree is in music. That and a dollar will get
you a cup of coffee in Silicon Valley.)
I'm trying to appreciate Charles Williams more. I figure one book a
decade will do it. I'm sort of lukewarm about Lewis. Some of his stuff
I like; others, I'm not so wild about. I like Tolkien, but not as much
as my husband does--but then, who could possibly like Tolkien more than
my David? I prefer to read current fantasy and non-Inkling stuff.
"I had to be a bitch--they wouldn't let me be a Jesuit." (from Matt
Ruff's, _Sewer, Gas, & Electric_)
- Hi all,
Well, I've been involved with Tolkien's work since I was
a child. I can remember sitting in class while my 4th
grade teacher read to us the incredible yarn, The
Hobbit. It was from then on I was hooked.
I am a part time writer, though to earn money I work as
a Software Technician and Web site designer. I love
Tolkien, and all his works from the Sillmarillion, and
beyond. He has affected my writing to, and I often find
myself trying to meet the challenge of creating a story
that is unlike Mr. Tolkien and the other Inklings. I
also am a big fan of C.S. Lewis, Lloyd Alexander and
Robert Jordan (of The Wheel of Time and Conan Fame).
I love discussing Tolkien's work and his works.
Hope to hear from ya soon. :)
Brain: Are you Pondering What I'm pondering?