Anonymous Monkey Ninja Essay

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Brief and Possibly Unnecessary Author’s Note: I was having some trouble coming up with new ideas last week for my free-write, so I decided to write a scene from my book that I hadn’t yet, and incorporate one of the themes into that. However, I was unaware that I would actually have to finish the story, and It had to be 500 words or less. Considering the climax and conclusion of my book were probably several thousand words away from the free-write segment, I decided I ought to tell a different story. So here it is. Enjoy! ___________________________________________________________________________ Nathan patted the desk frantically. “Where are my keys?” he said through gritted teeth. He rustled piles of papers aside, and shoved open…show more content…
Brief and Possibly Unnecessary Author’s Note: I was having some trouble coming up with new ideas last week for my free-write, so I decided to write a scene from my book that I hadn’t yet, and incorporate one of the themes into that. However, I was unaware that I would actually have to finish the story, and It had to be 500 words or less. Considering the climax and conclusion of my book were probably several thousand words away from the free-write segment, I decided I ought to tell a different story. So here it is. Enjoy! ___________________________________________________________________________ Nathan patted the desk frantically. “Where are my keys?” he said through gritted teeth. He rustled piles of papers aside, and shoved open all the desk drawers, but to no avail. His fingers curled into fists. “Not good!” Of all the days to lose keys. He had a date in just an hour and he could not be late. If only he had kept his desk more organized, he thought. If it weren’t for the desk’s dangerous terrain: a fallen forest of pencils, some long-forgotten bottles, and several staplers, he could have spotted them in a second. He checked his pockets next: front pockets, back pockets, even the jacket pockets he never used. Nothing. “Jack!” he yelled, hating to ask for help on such a trivial matter, “Have you seen my keys? I think I left them somewhere.” “I ate ’em. Sorry!” was the muffled reply from near the door of the office. “Yeah, real helpful Jack. Thanks.”

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