Jamie Fraser Farts (…or Why the Best Books Have B.O.)

As I am a writer, I found this particularly relevant, not to mention about my favourite series. Good blog, thanks for sharing with us.

The Word Peddler

For me, the best fictional worlds feel just real enough to draw me into them.  That doesn’t mean that I don’t enjoy the fantastical because, well, Outlander…and Harry Potter…and Lord of the Rings…and Game of Thrones…

Well, you get the idea.

But what really draws me into a story are those little touches with which I can identify.  The sounds, and smells, those “been there done that” bits woven into the tapestry of the story.  Those moments when I see my own imperfections in the characters I love.

Once of my favorite, snort-laugh-worthy moments in the Outlander series occurs in Dragonfly in Amber.  Claire had just returned from getting her legs waxed. Jamie was not amused because, well, God Himself put the hair there.  No, seriously, Jamie had seen it there just the day before.  Where the heck did it go?! (and, for the love of all that is holy, WHY…

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