Write My Epic! Or Die! Pt 4
August 13, 2012 in Round Robin
Marcus woke. Night had fallen. The glowing computer screen stared back at him. He reached out and typed.
A long poetic composition centered around a hero.
Marcus scratched his chin. His first and only publication, “The Modern Epic,” was a non-fiction book that analyzed the history of epics, from Homer’s Odyssey to today’s heroic centric plotlines.
Chris fell from the sky
But she was caught by a fly
That was as large as a house
And as quiet as a mouse.
Chris was known for her tenaciousness. She would stop at nothing to get what she wanted.
Marcus stopped typing. “What am I doing?” He slammed down on the backspace key, but nothing happened. He highlighted the passage and hit delete. Nothing happened. He highlighted and clicked ‘cut’ six different ways. Nothing happened. That passages he wrote were still there.
“What if I misspell something? What if I was just testing something out? It’s like I’m typing on some kind of lame-ass blog site,” Marcus assessed.