Liar, liar

Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
~ Pablo Picasso

        Portrait de Dora Maar, 1937          Print hanging in my writing room.

I guess that’s basically what I strive  for with my fiction: to write lies in such a way the reader realizes some truths.

I loathe liars, but this kind of lying is a pretty good gig.

2 thoughts on “Liar, liar

    • I agree that some lies are necessary. I’d much rather tell a wee lie than hurt someone’s feelings. As for “lying” in fiction, I’m all for it.

      Thanks much for taking the time to comment!

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