Write a story about someone who’s famous for something they never actually did.
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“November 9” by Batool Hussain
November 9, 2000Lucky. Lucky. Lucky. I am a very lucky person. Neil Armstrong became famous as he was the first person to walk on the Moon, Bob Ross for his extraordinarily good artistic skills, The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) for his wrestling guts but I...I became famous for something I never did.On November 9, 1999 I encountered with the Press for the very first time. It had been around noon, when they arrived. The scorching sun had them sweating as though they had just taken a bath. After asking my whereabout...
“Ocean eyes ” by . .
Starla- What seemed to me like a sudden thump,entered my spine like a hole inside a heartAghastI felt awoken by a surpriseColour pouring down, Limbs full of painA canvas that only held the darkness of blood.Sweet noises evoked.Yet only danger hid within,‘Death is like the coal that fire leaves behind’. Like I had always told myself.‘Time passes like a horse’s gallop.Their hooves hitting the ground like waves overlapping sand. The waves...
“Remember something?” by Syeda Fatima
‘Tell me, Alex. Who’s the nerd now? Huh?’ his words let out rashly, a chill ran down my spine. ‘Well hello there Ricky! Didn’t see you coming’, I kicked his bicycle as he struggled to balance. ‘I feel you are not glad to see me, is it so?’ I laughed at the fear popping out of his eyes. He was such crap. The ugly face with almond hair gathered over like a pigeon nest and a button-up shirt. To make matters ...
“The Last Saturday in Dollop County ” by Rhondalise Mitza
Local High Schooler Saves Ballet From Acid Rain By: Fidelia C. Marrbhles Our small town was hit by a storm like no other when the green, acidic rainclouds formed overhead last Saturday. The scientists had been warning us for years, but did we listen? Oh no, that isn’t the way we do things here! We rebel at the sight of any incon...
“'Tis a Lie!” by Kristin Neubauer
It’s 9:45 am and Dr. Ingalls’ next client will arrive in 15 minutes. He’s a new client – this is his second session following a first session that went something like this:Dr. I: So tell me, what’s on your mind?Client: I know not how to respond to so general a query.Dr. I: Is there something specific bothering you? What’s brought you to psychotherapy?Client: With the greatest respect, sir, that ‘tis a familiar question from one I ha...
“What Would You Do?” by ♥☪ᙏҽɬσɳყ Ƒɾҽ𝓶σɳԃ☪♥
Hey there. My name is Rosalie Parks. I was always an ordinary girl. I read books, watched television, went to school, got bullied, wrote stories, etc. I was always one of those people who wanted to be famous. I wanted everyone to know me and scream my name and if you can believe it, it became true. You know except for the fact that I'm living that dream from a dead girl's life.Whoa, right?Let me lead you to the moments my life had changed - forever."Hey look everyone, it's Rosalie....
“Cracked Cases” by Meggy House
With a snap, the crew pounced into action. The lights pulsed with a penetrating glow. The cameras clicked, zooming in and focusing on the subject. The theme music blared over the hidden speakers. “This is United News, America’s first sitcom-based news station,” the anchor paused for some canned laughter to echo into the filming room, “and your host Debbie LaBrown is here investigating Abigail H...
“Equation ” by Palak Shah
I may have stolen someone else’s idea. Well I do feel guilty about it but I had to do it; I had no choice. It all started about a month ago. I was in my office working on my theory; I was figuring out how energy, mass and the speed of light relate together. However, I couldn’t figure this problem out; it had been subconsciously eating me up every day. My sleepless nights were worsening eve...
“A victor's expense” by Sebastian Ehlke
Tattoos covered his bare chest, flowing from one powerful arm to the other and coating every surface in between. As he bounced back and forth the ink did little to hide his enormous muscles. Sweat dripped off them and onto the ground below, littering the mat with darkened spots. I studied him as he moved, taking note of anything that could help me during the fight. His size stood out as a defining feature. Each of my previous opponents had slightly varied in height, but none had dwarfed me like the man who then oppo...
“Montis Absentia Pt. II” by Joshua G. J. Insole
They’d walked on through the fog for what seemed to be hours, but they’d not stumbled across the signposted town. Their footsteps did not echo, the walls of grey that pressed in at them from all sides dampened the sound. Steve still walked with limp, but he hadn’t grumbled about it at all. “A spelling bee?” Mary grinned at him. The...
“Righting a wrong ” by Rebecca Lee
“America in the 1980s seemed to belong to conservatism, materialism and consumerism – people liked routines, loved their flashy cars and brand-name preppy clothes and enjoyed spending money. It was also an age when big movies started hitting the screen, and music videos were introduced thanks to cable network stations, like MTV,” Jillian Smith stopped next to her podium, and made a dramatic turn, and went into a dance pose with one leg slung on her desk.She looked back at her 35 students – all college freshmen...
“Stealing Credit for Confusing People with Watermelons is a Crime Worthy of Death” by Lily Kingston
In more recent news, math textbooks are suddenly more accurate. -Me, five seconds after leaving Costco with all their watermelons while rocking a pair of sunglasses I bought at Dollar Tree because I was broke from buying so many watermelons. It’s a sacrifice. One could say, I’m a her— “Are you internally monologuing about being a hero for buying a ton of watermelons and...
“The False Fame” by Jena Shah
Eden Wheeler sat by the window sill, her hair flipping by the cold breeze. The thought of the biggest promotion of her life for her "Nobel" prize-winning book “Me Through The Dark” stretched the smile on her very face as she spent seconds thinking about it, but at the same time a thought deep inside still agitated her. Soon enough, the slamming of the door made her attentive, she eyed towards the door as she saw her friend walk in.“I can’t!” Eden could see her getting annoyed.“What can’t you Ava?” Asked Ed...
“Practice What You Preach” by Autumn Williams
Trigger warnings: domestic abuse, suicide Jenna Davidson was an astonishing woman. She was the epitome of society’s standards of beauty; she was funny, intelligent, talented, and very business savvy. Her ultimate goal in her life was to become an international public speaker and advocate for woman who suffer in silence from domestic violence. Jenna made short work of climbing those metaphorical ladders at her job, and even sooner than she had expected, she was leading multiple anti-do...
“Let Sleeping Dogs Lie!” by P. Jean
(Write a story about someone who’s famous for something they never actually did.)He didn’t know this before, or at least he never consciously thought about it, but there are things better left alone. In other words don’t dig too deep or you may not like what you discover. He now thinks “Let Sleeping Dogs Lie” is a good phrase to remember.As long as Harvey could remember, someone in his family was always dragging up the fact that his great grandfather or maybe it was his great great grandfather was ...
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