Weekly Photo Challenge: Up

All right, this week’s photographic theme is ‘up’.

I bet that, like me, most of you thought of the movie ‘Up’, am I not right? Hehe🙂

up movieDidn’t watch it? Well, what are you waiting for? It’s such a sweet touching and fun animation!

Anyway, this isn’t what I’m contributing for the challenge, but this is:

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5 Reasons Why I Prefer Evil Characters

therese desqueyroux françois mauriacLes « coeurs sur la main » n’ont pas d’histoire ; mais je connais celle des coeurs enfouis et tout mĂȘlĂ©s Ă  un corps de boue.

This French quote from François Mauriac very much describes my main motivation for siding with evil characters in my stories. I can’t really translate it though, because in English it won’t have that same impact it had on me, you see… The French language has a particular (charming and poetic) style that I just can’t reproduce in English. But basically, Mauriac tells us that he prefers to write on those who are ‘evil’ and unconventional instead of those who are good and virtuous.

I can totally understand why. (And I totally understand Mauriac thus that’s why I’m in love with his book, ThĂ©rĂšse Desqueyroux).

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