This is why I love reading = it gives you a different outlook. You feel connected to others because you realize you aren’t the only one feeling a certain way. The best books “take you away” from where ever you are and transport you into a new world.
This is why I love writing = you get to give people a “new life”. Writing is a means of communication. It is a form of expression. It takes people away 🙂
Here’s a little more about Christopher Morley.