Quote Originally Posted by Karen McGrath View Post
And Jordan, my children used to think I was super paranoid. Now when I tell them to be careful for the man lurking in the stairwell and they roll their eyes, I remind them I'm a writer. Over active imagination - OAI. At least I'm legit now. If my mind was an open book... Just today my oldest grown daughter is taking the train to Harvard Square and I'm thinking someone right now might be waiting to abduct her and take her to the Prudential Towers... you know?! OAI. I'll just put it in my story folder. Karen
This is why we write, because we can imagine all sorts of situations. It doesn't make our lives easier, that's for sure. And after you research some of these crimes for book ideas, it even scarier. So keep caring for your kids. You've got good instincts, girl.