I have to admit I read to forget. To forget the reality I am in and get lost in a new world. To forget the pained body I exist in and lose myself in a pain distration. Yes, I would say I read to forget.
I wonder about this. I write fantasy fiction. I know parts of who I am make it into my work. I know my emotional states certainly do. However, a great deal of what I write is fantastical and what that says about me is that I am not fond of reality. It is escapism at… Continue reading Every secret of a writer’s soul… uh oh
“I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.” -William Lyon Phelps
“A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” -Neil Gaiman