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The Shoemaker

by EHM | Score: 4850

A shrill cry echoes in the misty cave filled with moths which fly amongst the undergrowth. I sit and watch as the clouds settle around the moon, and night begins to fall as I glance at the over-confident shop assistant with the violent tendencies. Right now she is eating cake with a fork which I wouldn't recommend btw. The glass separating shatters abruptly and I wait for her to lunge at me. But I don't mind as it's such a marvellous spectacle to see millions of pieces scatter around me. I just hope none of them will hit me. The glass between me and the jumpy school warden is still intact mind. The wishbone definitely worked then. I wish I could see further into my future than just a few days, for instance I know tomorrow I will make a major mistake yet I am left not knowing what it is. When I get out of this horrible melancholy winter that takes up far too much of my w anted energy. The shoemaker sits alone in the corner still trying to design a maximum comfort shoe, his designs will then be sent into the computer which will chuck up a design. The design frightens me a bit it is shaped like a knife and has a metal bit at the top. This metal bit could draw blood but doesn't. I question who is going to buy the shoe and he says he doesn't know how to answer my question. I could ask a again but Q says not to so I listen. The handyman thinks the person in question will be unapproachable.

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event A shrill cry echoes in the mist
Letter Use the letter E
Character A confident shop assistant
Words Reach 50 words
Prop Include a fork
Event A glass shatters
Letter Use the letter M
Words Reach 100 words
Character A vulnerable school crossing warden
Prop Include a wishbone
Event Your character travels into the future
Letter Use the letter W
Character A stoic shoemaker
Prop Include a computer
Words Reach 200 words
Event Your character sees something terrifying

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