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Creative Writing Stranger Sagas

Last term, in Creative Writing Club, students wrote 100-word mini Stranger Sagas.

These sagas were based on the stimulus of eight strange sentence starters. Selected students have received a certificate and a notification that their work will be published in Stranger Sagas, Leicestershire. This is a fantastic achievement and reflects the wealth of talent we have in the college. The editor states that “the standard of entries we have read so far have wowed us and we’ve learnt to expect the unexpected.” Below is Paige Kitchener’s (14) entitled The Truth.

The Truth

Sometimes you learn things you wish you hadn’t. I was about to go into my dad’s study when I learnt something I wish I hadn’t. My dad, the president, wasn’t there. Instead, it was some of the people from his party. They were discussing sending the world back centuries! I ran down the hall as fast as I could and hid behind a corner. Then I felt a cold, inhuman and slimy hand touch my shoulder, sending a shiver down my spine. I like to think ‘inhuman’ is the key word here. The word describes them perfectly to a T.

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