The Merlin Conspiracy interview on Bookseller

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at
Fri Feb 28 18:35:30 EST 2003

On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 16:42:18 -0600, Margaret Ball wrote:

>>That makes me think of that question authors really hate:  "Where do you get
>>your ideas?"  I think often what people want to know is "Where did the germ
>>of an idea for Book X come from?" 
>Hmm. That's an interesting translation. I'll try to remember it.  "Where 
>did the germ of an idea for Book X come from?" is an answerable 
>question, and sometimes the answers are even interesting; whereas "Where 
>do you get your ideas?" always tempts me to tell them about the Secret 
>Idea Store in Poughkeepsie, accessible only to SFWA members.
I get mine from my husband in exchange for being his brain in a jar.

Melissa Proffitt

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