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Very Short Stories for Creative Writing

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Last updated 20 September 2014, created 11 March 2012, viewed 26,027

In creative writing lessons, children often complain that they can’t think of anything to write. They also find the prospect of writing a long story quite daunting. These very different, but very short stories, have all been used by children's author Roger Hurn to catch children’s imaginations More… and to help them see that a good story does not have to be a full length novel to have a beginning, a middle and a satisfying end! In fact, once they see how much fun these little stories are they can’t wait to try and write their own.

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Thank you for sharing these stories.

from 5foot4, 20 September 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Super - just what we need before going on a creative writing course visit - short stories in 10 sentences - great fun, thank you.

from 3209suzanne, 13 May 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

fabulous stories, suitable for some older/more cognitively astute children/even teenagers.

from Sarah4Danny, 27 January 2014
(report comment) 3 out of 5

I enjoyed reading them!

from SiobhanMcCauley, 18 November 2013
(report comment) 3 out of 5

Thanks for this. I need to try some out before I can commet in detail but it looks as though it could be useful.

from Kathmpc, 12 October 2012
(report comment) 3 out of 5
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