A chill ran down my spine. I looked up, only to see a curtain fall over the window above me. It creeped me out, reminding me of a movie that starred an average marketing director named Dill Joseph. The movie, called Stare, by the way, freaked me out. I watched it with my best friend Jordan, who, by the way, decided it was a great idea to sneak up behind me as Mr. Dill Joseph got murdered, and tickle me with a feather duster. At the end, to the tune of my neighbor's baby daughter crying, we wrestled in the kitchen. The neighbor, Jade (an astrologer who spent the majority of her time thinking), was not happy, and neither was her daughter, Jez. Yes, they both have J names. It's sort of weird. Personally, I thought both of them were creepy. I mean, spend all day sleeping and then all night at a desk staring up at the stars?
In case you didn't know, "thinking astrologers" were nightmares during pregnancy. It's a well known fact in this building.
I kept walking, musing to myself about Jade and Jez, and didn't even notice the change in surrounding until I got to the building, lit with florescent lights.
I stopped. Something was eerily wrong. And then I realized it.
The air had turned black.
"PAM!" I screamed, yelling for my ten year old daughter.
"PAPA!" I heard a frail voice come from the right. Something came running at me. I screamed as something punctured my shirt, but missing my skin.
"Who are you?" I grumbled, trying to get a good look at the person who stabbed me.
"A reserved advertising executive."
"Pria...is that an acronym I should know?"
"No, you dumb idiot, that's my name!"
"Really?" I couldn't think of anything else.
"Yes! What's your job again?"
" I never
The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:
Begin Start typing to begin
Character An average marketing director
Words Reach 50 words
Event Your character is being watched
Prop Include a feather duster
Words Reach 100 words
Event A baby cries
Letter Use the letter J
Character A thinking astrologer
Letter Use the letter I
Prop Include a desk
Words Reach 200 words
Event The air turns black all around
Letter Use the letter P
Character A reserved advertising executive
Prop Include a fork
Words Reach 300 words
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