Friday, December 27, 2013

Random Fridays: Bookworm Things

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Hey'a, everyone! This week's Random Fridays topic is Bookworm Things. Since we all know I'm a bookworm, I figured this would be a fun post to do.

We'll start with some good advice.
It's an excellent solution for many, many problems.
Because the movie is never anywhere near as good. Never.
Seriously, how are you supposed to choose, especially when there are always new books to discover and old books to reread and discover that hey, this book is more awesome than you remembered it!?
 We could probably do it too. After all, reading all those books means we know exactly what not to do. We just have to stop procrastinating first.
This happens to me a lot. Usually I solve the problem by reminding myself that I really need to write more in whatever novel I'm working on.
This is one reason I am very grateful for series of books.
And here we have a bookworm's greatest problem: fictional character love.
Why can't they be real? And preferably live near me? WHY?
 . . . Except for when this happens:
 It's worse when you see it coming, or when it's drawn out. Because no matter how much you want them to live, no matter how many times you tell them they're not allowed to die, they still die. And you can't do a thing about it except hope the author will find a way to somehow resurrect them.
Of course, sometimes when they come back, they're evil. Because you have them back, but they're not them anymore. It's hard to say which is worse.
Of course, there are less painful side effects, like this one:
True story: my aunt was asking if I had a boyfriend yet (it's not a question I get asked a lot, thankfully), and I said no, I'm not allowed to date yet. Then she asked if I had a crush. My response? "Um . . . IN BOOKS!"
Except for the little detail about those boys not being real.
I have to say that I am extremely blessed in this respect. I have quite a few friends (mostly online), as well as a little sister who I can obsess over characters with and who know what it's like to feel like the characters are real.
. . . Then again, maybe they aren't so fictional.

And in conclusion, the plight of all bookworms, writers, and dreamers:
-Sarah (Leilani Sunblade)
Sarah (Leilani Sunblade)

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2 comments:

  1. :O I love your quotes, especially about grieving over the death of a fictional charry. I have a blog too.

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