I found this tucked away in my computer files. The exercise was to copy someone else’s style with your own words/characters/situations/etc. I don’t know where the original came from so I can’t find it. But here’s my copycat, with Violet- zombie killing seamstress.
Only months before, Violet had stood in the blazing heat on the asphalt and watched as the blonde opened the janitor’s closet and shook her head. Dead. Violet watched Geneva close the door for a moment, then take a breath and open it again. Still dead. Violet watched the leader repeat this action again and again as if the repetition would change the facts. But Mac was always dead.