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Literary – December 9

John Milton was born on this date in 1608.

He composed his masterpieces after he lost his vision at age 43. Seven years after going blind, he began dictating the 12 books of Paradise Lost, which took five years to complete.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist experiences the world exclusively through senses other than sight.

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