Each month, we will be sharing writing prompts with you. We will provide a quote or an image related to Edith Wharton or The Mount and encourage you to exercise your mind and creative writing skills. Please feel free to send your responses to info@edithwharton.org for the chance to be featured on The Mount’s social media.

  • My Ruling Passions

    May's Prompt

    “My ruling passions:
    Justice  
    Order 
    Dogs 
    Books 
    Flowers 
    Architecture 
    Travel 
    A good joke & perhaps that should have come first”
    -Edith Wharton, from her personal diary

    What are your ruling passions? What should could come first on your list? Take inspiration for Wharton’s passions and see where it takes you. If you feel like sharing, send your response to us at info@edithwharton.org. Please keep submissions under 500 words.