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Writers' Block
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Writer's Block
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The Crazy Campfire

Julie loved her Girl Scout troop's annual camping trip. They swam in a lake, hiked, played games, and roasted marshmallows over a campfire at night. On the first night of the trip, the girls were sitting around the campfire, telling scary stories. Julie had a story about a ghost girl. As she told the story, the campfire ...

Age 10

started to make odd noises. They were not the crackle-crackle sound that campfires usually make, but since Julie was telling a scary story, everyone assumed that Julie was the one making the noise. Julie was frightened. She didn't tell the others that she was not making them, but instead she

Age 11

just kept telling the story while everyone shivered in fright. Suddenly, the girls heard a big

Age 13
Fort Perice

bang and then they all screamed at the top of their lungs. One girl said "Let's go check it out" and two of them went with Julie. They found out that it was an alien and its name was John. Then they went into his ship and ate some marshmellows and they all spent over night in his ship.

Age 10
Pace, Florida

which was super high-tech. He pressed a button and five beds appeared, each with its own bedside table that held hot cocoa. Julie and her friends gasped and ran to bed, where they fell asleep before they hit the covers. The next morning

LeAnne S.
Age 12

Julie woke up in the troop's cabin."That was odd," she thought. "Maybe it was all a dream. I'm being silly. See, I'm still in cabin 17." She got up and went to the bathroom. She had showered and got dressed to find that everyone was still in bed. She lifted up the blanket on bed number 6,which Paula had slept in but got sick and went home. She got the biggest shock of her life. Under the covers was none other than John the Alien!

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