16
JAN
2015

English Tuition Bolton Manchester: Creative Writing Challenge ONE!

As I was looking over some creative writing tips for the Bolton School Entrance Examination, I found a series of bullet ideas arranged under the title ‘A Significant meeting.‘  It was a very odd experience to read over these ideas and feel that they were written by another person! Such is the effect of time! Anyhow I liked the chronology of the ‘list’ and decided to give myself a new challenge this January and write  a story inspired by the forgotten list. Agitation into creative  action for the New year!  So I will take a couple of lines from the list each day and endeavour to create a continuous story that matches the original dictates of the list. Consequently,  here is the list again and I will begin.. A dark November morning.  The clocks had altered. Lost my trusted watch.  Felt oddly out of time. Rain seemed sharp. Almost too wide awake? Musty smell as I climbed on the bus. No one waving. Everyone slumped dozing  except me. Steamy windows. Words scribbled on them seemed to make no sense. The bus crowded with damp human beings at 7-30am. Smell of shampoo and then something odd. Patchouli oil on a leather bag a woman with crimson nails. Woman  carrying the bag very closely. Her name embosssed on the leather handle.   Evangeline Markham. Secretive. Reading a book with gilt letters and that strange smell again as if something escaping as she reads. One eye different colour than the other. Restless feet. Some thing stirring in the bag. As if it liked
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