Write a story about a character who remains resilient even when things feel like they're constantly going wrong.
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“Wolf Aaron and the Wild Sceptre” by Zilla Babbitt
He was a stranger, and he was strange. He had thick black hair and spiky handwriting and he stuttered.He was an odd one out, and he didn’t know if he was loved.His name was Aaron.Aaron was young, with strong fingernails and a typing score of two hundred words a minute. He didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life. He was in the tenth grade and he was a shunned oddball.Poor Aaron. He ...
“It Will be Okay.” by Cam Croz
"Vroom!" The bright young child said, mimicking the sound of a car engine as she slid her neon green race car across the plush carpet."Vroooom!"Cars were her favorite, and the little girl just couldn't wait till' she turned 16 would finally be able to drive one...Legally anyway.Just the mere idea of cars fascinated her tiny mind. They moved you from place to place with the push of a button and could always be relied on to get you wherever you were going in record timing. Much better than her rickety old ...
“The Fall” by Mable Varghese
Fall-Fail rhymes,right?As if they have similar meaning.Falling in love and then failing in love are not rare.Also Falling in negative and then failing in life too.Our hero,Eddie, had gone through both.Eddie was an energetic,active,talented guy,but being fallen while facing the life,made him negative.He had already forgotten the value of enjoying the 'moment'.Instead started rewinding the past and anticipating the future,which made him more and more depressed.He is alone,away from his family,running ...
“Of Peace & Quiet” by Elliott Laurence
How much does it cost to give us peace and quiet? Do we act the fool when you’re working? No. Do we scream and holler at the television at 2:00 A.M.? No. So what is the problem? We’ve asked on several occasions. But you don’t seem to get it. Other people have a life to live as well. I get it. You need to kick back and enjoy your downtime. I enjoy mine while you’re painting. Why can’t you enjoy your downtime while I’m writing without utterly disturbing me and the whole build...
“Luck be a Lady” by Alexander Ferrick
“You’re gonna regret this,” she said. I smiled a little. “Sam,” I said, “I’m sorry, but this just isn’t working out. You’re a great girl, and I’m sure you’ll find someone. That someone just isn’t me. Not right now.” She left in a huff, and that was the last time I ever saw Samantha Luck. That was a few months ago, and since then things have been… weird. Not like… alien invasion weird, but like… pretty weird, y’know? It’s hard to explain, but I’ll give you an example. I w...
“Going in a Circle” by Amy Foster
I have always felt as though strings were attached, like I was life's marionette. My name is Ivy, and I’m fifteen. I have medium colored brown hair, hazel eyes, and two older siblings. I’m your typical, yet somehow, not typical fifteen-year-old. Since I was around four, I have had very present medical issues: heat strokes, chronic tonsillitis, and even a dormant form of epilepsy. Not only do I have all these medical issues, I have social problems as well. In Pre-K, I...
“I Will!” by Colin Devonshire
Write a story about a character who remains resilient even when things feel like they're constantly going wrong.I Will!I’m not the oldest, I’m not the baby of the family, the third oldest, the second youngest. What does that tell you? Not much I guess.My name is Charlie Nutz, Charlie after my grandfather, and Nutz, well, we are nuts. We should have a longer surname, but my grandfather changed it, a Jewish name was not helpful at that time.We now live in nort...
“Axiom the First” by Arthur Tiberio
Under his feet, the last remains of the Library choked the weeds with flaking ash. Softly, so softly did he walk upon those scorched bones of knowledge, though exactly why he took such care... well, he scarcely could have said. The long train of his robe swept across the wastes, picked up particles of the stuff like a mourner sifting through the treasures of the deceased, eyeing worthless trinkets for the fading memories therein.Four days. He had been gone that long, and no longer, and in four days... no. "Regret ...
“One Bad Week” by Andrew Fletcher
This week has been a trial. On Monday the traffic was appalling and I was fifty minutes late to work. There were roadworks on my route this week but I never thought they’d hold me up that much. Not the end of the world. “I’ll set off earlier tomorrow”, I thought to myself as I set my alarm.On Tuesday, I went out to my car and I had a puncture. Again, hardly the end of the world. Swapped it for the spare, hit the road and with the awful traffic I was only thirty minutes late. “I’ll take my bike tomorrow”, I thought to myself ...
“THE TRIP” by Deborah Mercer
THE TRIP “Of course I like Sandra,” people often said, and those who also knew Sandra waited for the “but” and to nod in agreement. Sandra Gordon always had a shoulder to cry on, often took on the more tedious tasks entirely of her own volition, and was cheerful but not to the extent it was irritating. And none of it was her fault, or hardly ever, and it would have been unfair to say it was. BUT. She was one of the last to be picked ...
“The Spirit Daughter” by Michelle Iruobe
Our mother breathed fire. Everybody knew that. She had the sharpest of tongues—like a razor blade sharpened on both sides, and the cleverest of wits, a biting sarcasm in her speech which usually made her assailants lose quick battles. Many times, after she had mercilessly and effortlessly dealt with one, one would reply bitterly; already conceding to defeat: “It’s rather unfortunate that you cannot put your tongue to good use, useless woman” Unfortunate. That was the word with which Mama was...
“Hair-raising” by Pauline Breatnach
Earl James took a sideways glance at himself in his boudoir mirror. 'M-m-m, no jowls or dewlaps visible as yet,' he muttered. ''Thank heavens for that. The ladies are not fond of jowls.'Glancing through the window at the bare October trees, he shaved a few more hairs off his moustache.His footman, Harry, busied himself preparing the frock co...
“My Perfect Day” by Iona Cottle
It all started on the Monday morning. That might seem cliché, the idea that Mondays are always terrible, but it’s not as if I decided that was when everything was going to happen. The clichés are there for a reason, and it just so happened that it was a Monday when everything started to go wrong. I pride myself on being a happy person. ‘Always look on the bright side’ is my mantra, and I’m known for my smile. It was a habit that I’d picked up from my Nan. Even at her husband’s funeral I can remember her smiling, reassuring ...
“Keep Trying to Kick that Football, Charlie Brown” by Gerad Vandegrift
Keep Trying to Kick that Football, Charlie Brown By Ray Geralds Peter pulled into the diner’s parking lot and killed the engine. The heater’s rattles and scratches gave way to silence. The check engine light went off. Peter paused for a moment in the silence. It...
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