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Prompt 1

by Alex | Score: 6300

What the fuck is happening right now? I hear it from across the room, but I can't seem to know where it comes from. I close down my novel and put it away on the bookshelf. I get up on both of my feet to walk around the house, to see where it's coming from. I finally reach my little sister's room, she was crying. So I decided to pick her up and maybe help her fall asleep again. As I walk downstairs, an idea pops into my head, it's cold, so maybe I should light up a fire in the fireplace. I did so after gently laying down my sister on the couch. As I sat down, I had a strange feeling that someone was watching me, but there was no one else in the house other than me and my little sister. I put her on a pillow to walk into the kitchen, the presence felt even more real as I stepped inside. The first thing that came to my hands was a pasta strainer, maybe it could be useful to defend myself against whoever is in my house. The only sound heard was the ticking noises coming from our old Ansonia in the living room. I was stressed, what did this person want? Was there even someone? It was so strange, to know that someone was there even if it wasn't confirmed. I was petrified as my eyes went pitch black, have I shut my eyes out of fear? No, they're open, what's happening?! 
I walk around the house, putting my hands against the walls to guide myself. I suddenly bump into a shelf, and something fell to the ground. I bend down to pick it up, it was our old radio. I don't know why all of this is happening to me, I only wanted to calm down my little sister. Now it seems that I've gone blind, how am I going to become an astronomer if I can't see anything! I don't know what i can do, maybe I'll hurt myself or my sister, I don't want to take any risks. I want this to be over, like a bad dream so I can wake up this morning and everything is over. Maybe someone did this to me. Who would? I was alone all day? If someone has done this to me, they need to pay. Even if I have to take their eyes out with a fork, I'll do it. This can't be real, I will wake up soon, alone in my bedroom, and smile because I can do arts and craft again. This is just a nightmare. This 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Prop Include a novel
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter I
Event A baby cries
Words Reach 100 words
Character A warmhearted firefighter
Event Your character is being watched
Letter Use the letter L
Prop Include a pasta strainer
Words Reach 200 words
Event Your character goes blind
Character A popular clockmaker
Prop Include a radio
Words Reach 300 words
Character A mature astronomer
Letter Use the letter C
Words Reach 400 words
Event Your character plots revenge
Prop Include a fork

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