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Literary – December 14

“I have always loved to use fear, to take it and comprehend it and make it work and consolidate a situation where I was afraid and take it whole and work from there.”

Shirley Jackson, born this date in 1916.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your characters discuss the origin and implications of the primary dread in your story without ever naming it.

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