Posted by zoepashley, Jan 25, 2016. 486 views. ID = 7098
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One day at the market I spied an old lamp. Intrigued I asked the stall owner. The owner told me it belonged to King Henry the Eighth. Of course I didn’t believe him. When I got home, I gave the lamp a good polish and then the most unexpected thing happened - a Genie popped out.
"You're my master.You have three wishes!" the Genie boomed.
Startled by the Genie’s appearance I blurted out three wishes.
"One - to be a writer. Two - to see my name in print and three - fame."
"Granted," the Genie bellowed.
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I get the sense that this is supposed to be a surprise, or "twist" ending, but I missed it, because "writing material" seemed ambiguous to me.
Did he give you a topic to write about (an idea for a novel, perhaps)?
Or did he give you the materials with which to write (pen an paper)? ~Posted by Douglas, Jan 25, 2016
An welcome to the site, by the way! :) ~Posted by Douglas, Jan 25, 2016
It was a surprise twist ending ie moral of the story Do the work yourself. Like all authors do. Not by magic. Thank you for letting me join the site. ~Posted by zoepashley, Jan 25, 2016
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