Click

Click, click.
Click, click.
Click, click.
Click, click.
Click, click.
Wham! I smacked the pen out of the slim manicured hand. Aaaagh, crack! My head bounced off the tram car window as warm liquid spurted over my mouth.

Click, click, click, click,click, click………
“Run!” Darren whispered harshly.
Kids scattered everywhere as they heard Mrs. Drew’s high heels on the hard floor.

Above in the eaves of the attic ceiling the giant spiders lay waiting for their prey. A quiet shuffling of many feet came up the stairs.
”Quiet” whispered Lyle.
The group quickly found hiding places behind the furniture in the darkest corners of attic believing they were safe. Faintly a sound could be heard coming closer. Fast and faster it came as from many little nails.
Click, click, click. click, click, click, click, click ………….

Where do we go with each of these story events? Each passage uses the same sound for different reasons but moves the story forward in a simple way. Which direction can you take a simple click?

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