A Writing Lesson'Do you love me?' She asked, fluttering her long eyelashes....A Writing Lesson2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
The teacher slammed his fist down on the table, 'No! That will not do, it's too cliché, too teenage. It won't grab my attention and it won't catch anyone else's.'
'Fine,' He picked up a pen, scratched out his first sentence, and wrote something else, 'That better?'
'Do you hate me?' She asked, fluttering her long eyelashes...
'Much better,' nodded the teacher, 'But how are you going to follow that?'
The student looked up at his teacher, sarcasm scratched into his expression, 'How about with 'Yes'?'
Rolling his eyes, Sir snorted, 'Am I wasted on you Thompson? Am I really? You need to follow with something fabulous, original, and unexpected,' He exhaled loudly, 'Not predictable drivel.'
'Okey-dokey,' and he picked up his pen again.
'Do you hate me?' She asked, fluttering her long eyelashes.
He turned slowly, and sm