Inspired by Alex Jay
Write a gossip-centred piece about a scandal, from the perspective of a bystander telling a friend.
What kind of language is associate with gossip and rumours?
“Gina!” I yelled. “Gina! Gina! Gina!” I sprinted over to Gina, tapping on her shoulder, and tugging lightly on her thick, black, dutch braids.
“Ouch!” Gina yelped. “What is going on? You’re acting crazy,” She explained.
“Girl, you will never believe what I just heard from Jess,” I exclaimed anxiously.
Jess was the girl that you got all the tea from. She was the only girl you could rely on for 10...
Home Room, West Park High School
“Does anyone know where’s Shelby?”
“Maybe she’s sick or something cause she never skips?”
“I bet she overslept after closing up work the night before.”
AP English, West Park High School
“Is Shelby out sick?”
“I heard she fighting with mom and she never came home.”
“She probably just crashed at her boyfriend’s house. He has his own apartment I think.”
Dame Cynthia Kathryne St Claire swept into the teahouse. The double doors swung shut behind the vibrant lilac silks that swirled around her. A waiter hurried to draw up a chair at the small table loaded with sandwiches, tiny cakes, and a tea set with about four too many floral designs.
Lord Tybalt Montcroix paused, teacup in hand, smiling as Dame Cynthia smoothed out her dress and helped herself t...
Lena lowered her menu and leaned over the table. I followed her gesture and our eyes met,
“Babe…isn’t that Dean’s old roommate?”
I spun around awkwardly, first left then right. My eyes scanned across the busy restaurant for who she was looking at. I found per said person a few tables behind us to my right, “Dude in the back over there? One who’s sitting with his Mom?”
“Yeah him, Jesus Julian! O...
Two best friends are spending their Friday night embedded deep into the couch with a supply of snacks and a tv remote. It has been a long week for both of them and this chill out session was well earned. Now it was about getting some needed screen time to catch up on their favorite shows.
“It’s almost the commercials. Can you grab the remote and hit the skip button?”
“Levi, have you heard the crazy stories about this new guy around town?” asked Jacob quizzically. “I saw this man, I think he was from Nazareth, sometime back when I was over there on a mount near Lake Galilee. There I was just taking a nap and minding my own business,” Jacob continued without waiting for a response from Levi, “and this dude just starts preaching about this and that, I don’t know ...
I was so exited to tell Lexi the drama! I couldn’t hold it in much longer. As soon as my roommate lexi got home I said “LEXI! You gotta hear this!” She ran to the couch I was sitting on.
“So you know Jake my boyfriend” I said as she nodded her head, “Well dawn told him that I was going to break up with him, which isn’t true we’ve only been together for two weeks. Plus I don’t see the poin...
Petra blinked out of her daze as fingers snapped in front of her eyes.
“Are you even listening?” Her friend asked, pulling her hand back and frowning.
“Yeah, yeah I’m sorry. My bad Lilly.” She said, shifting in her seat and looking at her friend.
Lilly rolled her eyes good naturedly with a small smile on her lips.
“As I was saying, I heard Max telling his soccer buddies that he saw Bella at the ...
A:You know that guy Anthony ?
M:Yeah Anthony B right.
A:Yeah Anthony B! Have you heard the story?
M: The one about him in the 5th building bathroom yesterday.
A: Yeah that Story.
M: Um I heard a little bit, but I don’t know the story in full detail?
A: I was there!
M: Start talking I want to know everything
A: Well it all started when I saw him and his ex girlfriend Madison walking in to the ba...
The truth is she was on the verge of exploding. It had been almost 24 hours since seeing them, and she had managed not to tell anyone. The news was just too juicy. How could she be expected to keep it in? What are best friends for? Could she keep a secret? Would anyone even believe her?...
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