“The Video” by Haneen

My character’s name is Claire. She writes all her stories in her bedroom with a computer. Claire is an online writer; she writes historical facts about life and she loves to read. She publishes one story almost everyday because she is motivated.

One day Claire made a video about her inspiration, Emma De Williams. She wanted Emma to see her passion. She was very dedicated to her work.

A few weeks later, Emma De Williams found Claire’s video on the internet. She giggled and laughed, “Oh boy, I wonder why I inspired her? Her stories are absolutely atrocious!”

Then, Emma De Williams commented, “You better work harder, Claire. I’m super disappointed.”

Emma wrote the comment as a joke, but then Claire took it seriously.

“What did I do wrong? I always worked hard! And my favourite inspiration isn’t inspiring me, but being rude!” Claire sobbed. She had worked hard for seven years on her writing and Emma still thought it was a joke.

Claire replied to Emma’s comment, “I don’t get it, that wasn’t a funny joke, Emma. I took it seriously.”

Emma saw and replied, “I’m sorry, I thought you loved jokes! But lucky you, I’m publishing your stories in my famous book: Emma’s Most Loved Stories!”

“Thank you so much! I can’t believe it! You’re amazing!” Claire wrote. She felt proud of her writing and videos!