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An Actor's Life

by Jordan | Score: 1800

I looked behind and stared in the eyes of a colossal monster.
It had red bulging eyes, a twitching yellow nose and smelled like sulfur.
I turned heel and started running. I ran through the trees while the skyscraper of a beast chased me down.
I was scared, scared to death and was about to scream he-

"Cut," said the director from behind me.
I jumped off the set and gulped down the bottle of water that my assistant gave me. It felt good.
As usual, the director was hollering at me for improvising.
I ignored him and took out a piece of candy, crinkled up the wrapping paper and walked away. He yelled at me from behind but I walked out and went to the grocery store.

A few minutes later I arrived at the grocery store and waited in the queue. To be honest I'm 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Letter Use the letter S
Event Your character sees something terrifying
Words Reach 50 words
Character An unpleasant managing director
Words Reach 100 words
Prop Include a candy wrapper

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