- It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain, but once conceived, it haunted me day and night….
- It was open—wide, wide open—and I grew furious as I gazed upon it. I saw it with perfect distinctness…
- I say louder, every moment!—do you mark me well? I have told you that I am nervous: so I am. And now at the dead hour of night, amid the dreadful silence of that old house, so strange a noise as this excites me to…
- Was it possible they heard not?—no, no! They heard!—they suspected—they knew—they were making a…
As you came into the classroom you were given a number. This number reflects your creative writing journal prompt. You are to experience the mood and atmosphere created in the room and translate it into your story. Incorporate sensory imagery, for sight, sound, touch (minimum), and use the suspense techniques we have discussed in class. Tomorrow these will be shared with the class. Be prepared.