Some of my favorite quotes are funny, but a number of them fall in line with my #TruthInFiction philosophy, which posits that sometimes it takes a story to tell us some deep truth in a way that is more powerful and more memorable than simply saying, "This is true."
And yes, you'll notice that the Lord of the Rings and Doctor Who show up more than once. That should tell you something about them.
One of fiction's greatest strengths is its ability to comment on life in the form of story. This is what my Truth in Fiction blog post series is all about.
Today's #TruthInFiction is an observation about weather, made in the book That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis.
One of my favorite things about fiction, particularly speculative fiction, is its ability to comment on life in the context of story. That's what my #TruthInFiction series is all about.
Today’s #TruthInFiction comes from Chapter X of 1984 by George Orwell, in which the main character, Winston, looks out a second-story window and notices a working woman hanging laundry on the line.