Children have incredible imaginations. They’ve retained their sense of wonder that us adults often lose in the throws of life. And that sometimes means children have better stories, something we should nurture for as long as possible. But one thing children lack that we adults may be able to help them with is how to write better, more realistic characters while teaching them more about how real people react and respond in different situations. While your child’s stories may be strong and wild in imagination, what will make their stories even better, and more powerful, are strong, realistic characters. Here are some valuable tips to help your kids write better characters, strengthening their stories and writing talents.
The hardest thing about writing a story is coming up with a brilliant idea that will amaze and astonish readers around the world. And we’re not talking about those typical ‘boy meets girl’ or those ‘once upon a time there lived a boy’ kind of stories. We’re talking about stories that will take over your reader’s lives. That will have students analysing your characters in classrooms and have Hollywood directors fighting over it to make a movie of your idea. Oh, but all that sounds impossible. Does an idea like that even exist? Well… It’s not completely impossible that’s for sure! After all, you only need one brilliant story idea. One story idea that could possibly change the lives of millions and make you a legendary author. So, now all you need is that one brilliant idea and your set! Don’t worry we’re not going to leave you hanging there – This post contains over 20 techniques on how to come with story ideas that will amaze your readers! Just keep on reading and you’ll find that amazing story idea in no time.
Where do I even start? That’s the overwhelming thought that comes across most aspiring writers when they want to write their own book. It doesn’t matter if you want to write a picture book and a novel – the problem is always the same. The goal of this article is to teach beginners on how to write a story, from having a simple idea to publishing your complete story. Let’s get started on writing your first story with our step-by-step guide.