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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Guest Post: By me, age 9.

I've included copies of the journal I found so everyone doesn't think I'm totally making this up.

I stumbled upon this gem the other night along with some other samples of my writing prowess. (God, help us all)

So, here goes.

From Josh Wagner, age 9

Jaws 5 (because Jaws 4 was so good)

The waters were silent a great fish was moveing twards the shore, Matt hooper an oceanographer was night diving off the coast of the bahamas.  The fish moved closer.  The water was cold and Mat was very numb.  Matt felt a gerk on his left leg he turned around to sea what it was nothing was there.  He reached down fore his left leg nothing was there.  He started up he felt a tug he turned around and the last thing he saw was his own blood and the eye of a great fish.  It was July 27 Mike Brody awoke.  It was around 6:25 he was going to try out his minie sub today with his friend Jake Vanpebles.  he went to the dock.  Jake was there boarding the minie sub on the boat. "comeon man we don't want to be late fore the morning fish.  Mike got on the boat. 25 degriese south south west now you hear.  They were driving fore a hour.  Ok stop the engine.  Jake lowered the minie sub in the water they climed in detached the cables and submerged.

Not too shabby, right?  I mean, sure, it is riddled with spelling and grammatical errors and the Jaws franchise should have ended with the original but you got to give the kid credit for being creative! It turns out, the entire journal is full! Cover to cover!

I scanned the journal for the non-believers. (I think I highlighted the dialogue.)