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The What-if Question Genie This is my newest interactive page! My genie will conjure up crazy What-If questions to inspire your stories.
All ages will enjoy the off-the-wall ideas! And you get to be the chef. Just pick your hero, place and bad guy -- and see the story I've started for you to finish.
There are nearly 50 of them! Each story has a drawing I've done for it and all can be printed out. I've received many story-endings from fifth grade students!
Mugshots Mugshots are a great way to think through a character before starting your story. On this webpage, pick a face you like and click through to a simple form that will help you make a great main character! You can print out the forms to use in class.
KidTales In schools, I've drawn more than line drawings to go with stories I've brainstormed with students. On the webpage I call KidTalesyou can use some of those drawings to start your own story -- then click to see what the original kid-made story was! Weird Headline Maker Do you want a great story starter?
How about over million of them? Try my Weird Headline Makerwhich will create random headlines for you. All you need to do, then, is imagine what story might have made the headline!
The headlines are always crazy and many will make you laugh.
Here's a page of short videos showing me drawing in front of live audiences! A collection of essays explaining my creative approach to getting kids to enjoy writing.
Looking for creative writing lessons for your classroom? Here's my latest collection of original lessons --Sparks Year Two. A companion piece to Year One!
Adaptable for grades Guess what?
Here's something fresh for your lessons! It's a growing collection of visual writing prompts so that you're never out of writing ideas again! Present these to your students, one at a time.
63 Fun Creative Writing Prompts. 12 Remarkable Comments. Welcome to the creative writing prompts page! This is going to be so much fun, and all while you improve your story writing skills.
Creative writing is a difficult art. We learn and we improve, yet we often slip up and make common mistakes. These mistakes are so common that everyone is tired of them, no one mentions them anymore. If creative writing is your passion, then you’d probably enjoy a career in which you could spend all day (or at least most of the day) pursuing that passion.
Icebreakers Volume 5: All-About-You Activities for the First Days of School One of Education World's most popular features returns this year with 19 new getting-to-know-you icebreakers for the first days of school! Guess what? Here's something fresh for your lessons! It's a growing collection of visual writing prompts so that you're never out of writing ideas again! Present these to your students, one at a time. Writers’ Forum Short Story timberdesignmag.com is a new contest in each issue of this glossy writers’ mag. All types of stories are accepted, from horror to romance, with a .
But creative writing is an artistic pursuit, and we all know that a career in the arts isn’t easy to come by. It takes hard work, drive. Icebreakers Volume 5: All-About-You Activities for the First Days of School One of Education World's most popular features returns this year with 19 new getting-to-know-you icebreakers for the first days of school!
About The Residency The Singapore Creative Writing Residency offers two residencies. One residency is for a Singapore writer and one for an international writer.