Literary – August 18

“Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.”

Vladimir Nabokov, whose Lolita was published on this date in 1958.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which an unexpected and painful experience makes your protagonist realize that her/his vigilant self-protection was looking the wrong direction.

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