Should Writers be Liars?

There are two camps of people in fiction. Which one are you?

Yes, it’s an oxymoron to debate how real fiction should be, but since fiction does its best when it mirrors reality, I figured it was time to weigh-in on a topic that bothers me a lot.

Similar to the vein of the grammar police, there’s a group of fanatical readers who want their fiction to be as close to 100% accurate to reality as…