Flash fiction, sometimes known as napkin fiction or micro-stories is a type of story-writing where stories are around 1,000 words. Because all types of flash fiction are short, the focus is on progressing or moving the story along, rather than character descriptions or complicated plot twists. For this reason, your ...READ MORE >
Everyone loves a good plot twist! The moment where everything changes unexpectedly in your story. But as writers, it’s not always easy coming up with remarkable plot twists that will amaze your readers. So to help you out, here are over 20 short story ideas with a twist that will ...READ MORE >
Coming up with realistic and cool fantasy character names requires a huge level of creativity. Unlike everyday names like Katie or Jimmy, fantasy names are highly unusual to spell and say out loud. The everyday name can be changed into a fantasy name with a few tweaks. Take for example ...READ MORE >
Do you have a journal or diary? We believe that everyone, no matter how old they are, should keep a journal. And to get you started here are over 60 3rd grade journal prompts to inspire your students. Journal writing isn’t some kind of chore or homework you have to ...READ MORE >
We talked about writing prompts. We talked about image prompts and now it’s time to introduce you to video writing prompts! Just like any other type of prompts, video prompts are designed to inspire and encourage reluctant writers to write for pleasure. The best thing about using video writing prompts ...READ MORE >
Poetry comes in all forms, from seasonal Haiku poems to funny limericks set out to entertain the reader. Whatever type of poem you’re writing, the first struggle is normally inspiration. What do you even start writing a poem about? Whether you’re a seasoned expert or a beginner starting out, here ...READ MORE >
Did you know that letter writing has risen in popularity over the recent years? In fact, in the year 2017 to 2018 over 36% of children said that they enjoy writing letters in their free time. While in 2011 this percentage was as low as 28%. It’s not a drastic ...READ MORE >
Only 22% of students aged 8 to 11 years old write something daily outside of school (Source: Literacy Trust, 2018). To encourage more students to write for pleasure, we have created this list of 9 fun 3rd-grade writing activities for your students. In the third grade, students are just beginning to ...READ MORE >
So you want to be a writer? And not just any writer, you want to be a creative writer. The road to being a legendary storyteller won’t be easy, but with our creative writing tips for kids, you’ll be on the right track! Creative writing isn't just about writing stories. ...READ MORE >
Did you know that the opening line of a story is one of the hardest parts of writing a great book? Spark your imagination with these 100+first line writing prompts for all ages! These simple one-liners are the perfect way to get those creative juices flowing and find inspiration for ...READ MORE >
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