Literary – January 24

Edith Wharton, who famously compared a woman’s interior life to great house full of rooms, was born on this date in 1862.

She warned against a “common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.”

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist decides to do something s/he fears will fail simply because it’s the opposite of what’s caused her/his failures in prior similar circumstances.

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