OMGOSH! Someone Get Me a Cape!

Just found my mail to find the following in my inbox. It was written to a teen who test reads for me and who is a writer herself. DAY MADE!!

"Today at school, we had to take the [standardized writing assessment]*. The prompt I got to write about was one person that was an influence on my life. I picked you. Yep, that's right! You got a whole essay written about you. It looked like a "4" to me. 4 being the best score you can make- 1 being the lowest. Five paragraphs long. I felt cool, too. All the other people that got that prompt wrote about their mom."

*Details muddled to protect the author. AND SHE GOT A GOOD GRADE, SO THERE!

This is why I do it. I'd forgotten for a few minutes today. Also, I feel very . . . humbled and honored.


brianne said...

Awww. Thats sooo sweet.

Robb said...

Sounds like a stalker to me.

Amethyst Greye Alexander said...

Do not make me come smack you upside the head. You apologize in case she's reading this!

Besides, stalkers do not help you deal with snot-ridden babies in the church nursery!

Robb said...

oh okay. i apologize. i do not need you smacking me upside the head again. So to whoever you are, if you're reading this, i apologize for calling you a stalker. I'm pretty sure you're not.

Amethyst Greye Alexander said...

She says she busted out laughing, which I assume means you're forgiven.

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