“Instead of writing down everything that happens in your day, give your day a twist by fictionalising it”
“Practise using the 6 elements of story: Action, Description, Dialogue, Introspection, Emotion, and Exposition”
“Two clicks” said the hunched youngster, licking the last breadcrumbs off his plate, “and then my screen went dark”.
“Is that it sir?”
Eng sprang off his seat. “is that it?!”. The micky mouse mug tumbled to the ground and shattered.
“It’s been months of work”. He said, kicking the glass pieces under his desk. “Months!”.
“Are you sure it’s not a switch from your side, sir?”
“Yeah, maybe a bird bit it”
“No one else’s electricity’s cut out, sir”
Eng cupped his hard drive. “please”. He said, his eyes pressing into his skull.
He jabbed at Decline with his fork and threw his phone to the ground. “These people make things worse for you” Eng said, to the yellow walls.
He then crawled to the corner and there he slumped , sniffing his pillow. The trimmed curtains brushed his hair, right and left, right and left. They gave away a scent of tomato, and the wind pushed in a few raindrops.
Three hours passed by, and Eng’s limp body…