Short stories for middle school/high school classrooms
And now, pick a number between 1 and 100. Instant writing prompt. :D - I actually started reading this as chapter titles XD now THAT would be one crazy story.
Writing with Middle School Students
29 Short Stories You Need To Read In Your Twenties. Best thing on Buzzfeed yet. It not only tells you what to read, but gives you links to almost al of them for free.
The formula is your character + a descriptor followed by an event followed by a conflict.
Kurt Vonnegut - eight tips on how to write a good short story...
Stephen King On Writing Short Stories - Writers Write - good words of advice
5 Key Elements for Successful Short Stories #Writing #WritingTips
This is so good! Shaking things up a bit! Describe how your town is different afterwards...
Now here's the real question-- was she really dead, or simply passed out from drink or drugs, and the doctor guy was the one to worry about?
Story in a Box from Teach Preschool Goes with the book Sitting in my Box. Another idea is to bring a range of items in a box and make up a story for the children. Better still, have the children collect the items from around the room.