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Literary – May 8

“There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance.”

Thomas Pynchon, one of the world’s most notoriously reclusive authors, born this date in 1937.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which a random event forces your protagonist to consider whether making any plan at all is pointless.

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