You're writing short stories, or you want to. When you have this simple strategy in your writer's toolbox, you'll write stories which readers love.

You're writing short stories, or you want to. When you have this simple strategy in your writer's toolbox, you'll write stories which readers love.

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@Alex Tynan just click the "Inspire Me" button and it'll give you random words to inspire a short story--good for doing daily writing exercises

@Alex Tynan just click the "Inspire Me" button and it'll give you random words to inspire a short story--good for doing daily writing exercises

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Writing short stories: A complete presentation with printable handouts for students.  Fifty-six slides that cover essential components of a story, story idea generators, handouts and graphic organizers, grading rubric. PPT presentation, individual graphics, and PDF of presentation. $

Writing short stories: A complete presentation with printable handouts for students. Fifty-six slides that cover essential components of a story, story idea generators, handouts and graphic organizers, grading rubric. PPT presentation, individual graphics, and PDF of presentation. $

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Use this fun, fast-paced game based on the speed dating concept to kick off a discussion for a short story unit, or as a stand-alone activity. From Laura Torres at Composition Classroom.

Use this fun, fast-paced game based on the speed dating concept to kick off a discussion for a short story unit, or as a stand-alone activity. From Laura Torres at Composition Classroom.

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Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Literature/Reading Task Cards. These task cards are perfect for any fiction reading materials: novels, short stories, anthologies! Prepare to hear some amazing discussion in your classroom! $

Add depth and complexity to your instruction with these Critical Thinking Literature/Reading Task Cards. These task cards are perfect for any fiction reading materials: novels, short stories, anthologies! Prepare to hear some amazing discussion in your classroom! $

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THE STORY STARTER - Some of these are utterly ridiculous, but this really did help get the creative vibe going.

THE STORY STARTER - Some of these are utterly ridiculous, but this really did help get the creative vibe going.

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Storyteller - Story and Character Idea Generator to Eliminate Writer's Block  ($1.99) Whatever the reason, Storyteller is there to help you write that next story, that next page, or that next sentence.   Storyteller comes packed with thousands of character ideas, plot suggestions, story settings and themes.

Storyteller - Story and Character Idea Generator to Eliminate Writer's Block ($1.99) Whatever the reason, Storyteller is there to help you write that next story, that next page, or that next sentence. Storyteller comes packed with thousands of character ideas, plot suggestions, story settings and themes.

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