Sunday, February 22, 2015

Book Three, Post 29 *the hard part*

I took a picture of these old board games many years ago and every time I look at them I am amazed at the way they make me feel. Safe?  Happy for the pretend people living in their pretend sea-side paradise?  Glad that life can be that simple ?

But there are people in my books who have been hurt and scared because I gave them "real" lives. I know they aren't real, but I also know that there are are people all over this planet who fight their way though their lives even though they know they will never win. I tell myself that some readers will get that, will know that the story is real in a way and close to all of us no matter where we live.  

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