Writer's shop How to Write a Story Here you'll find a step-by-step guide on how to write a story, including answers to these Frequently Asked Questions:
How to Write your Best Story Ever! Top Ten Tips Story sparks Every story needs a spark of inspiration.
Look out for story ideas in everyday life. Maybe a place you visit on a day out could become the setting for a spooky story, or a newspaper headline about a Jack Russell terrier who makes friends with a tiger could inspire an amazing animal tale.
When you start looking, you can find inspiration everywhere! Download our 'Stuck for a story idea? A writer's notebook is a private place where you can gather your inspiration. Reader to writer Every writer is a reader and every reader can be a writer too.
Think about the books you are reading. What are the best bits? What are the worst? Who's your favourite character and why? Write down your favourite lines and think about how the books you are reading could inspire your own spin-off stories and sequels.
Opening lines Sometimes the hardest thing about writing a story is the fear of the blank page. You can conquer this fear by finding an opening line. Why don't you take a book off your bookshelf and use the opening line as the first line of your own story? Choose a favourite character from a book and create a story that puts them into your favourite TV show or videogame.
How would Sherlock Holmes solve a Minecraft mystery?
Let their imagination run wild as they write their mash-up story! A picture can inspire a thousand words A visit to an art gallery or even just looking at photos in a magazine can inspire a story.
Talk to your parents about the pictures you see, and think about characters, settings and situations you can turn into a story. Wordless picture books such as Journey and Quest by Aaron Becker can help you invent their own story to accompany the pictures. Making a map If you are a big fantasy fan and love stories about dragons, wizards and monsters, try to create your own magical land.
Look at maps of other fantasy lands such as Middle Earth and Narnia and think about the stories that are set there. Making a map can help to inspire fantastic adventures. Comic books and coding Writing a story isn't always just about the words.
Creating comic books, picture books and illustrated stories can use your artistic talents too. Or you could move from page to screen and get coding to create an animated tale. Share their stories Try your new story out on your parents.
Type it up, print it out, make it look like a book and send it out to friends and family. Look out for creative writing competitions such as BBC Radio 2's Words competition that let children share their story with the biggest possible audience.
Have fun Why not get your parents to join in and make up their own story too? The novel Lionboy was written by eight-year-old daughter Isabel - and her mum Louisa Young - under the pseudonym Zizou Corder.
Work together to make up your own bedtime story and you might find you've written a bestseller!Explore reading and play games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters like Elmo, WordGirl, Super Why and Daniel Tiger!
Write your own news stories! Super Why! Delicious Dish. Healthy Eating, Reading, Cooking, Dogs, Vocabulary Story Games Ready Jet Go! Constellation Exploration.
Storyboard That's online Storyboard Creator makes amazing visuals and graphic organizers for digital storytelling. The software is perfect as a comic strip maker! Please type your story here. Make sure you use the character, prop and place listed above in your story.
Your story may be chosen to be posted next week in the Ballot Box of Write Me a Story where other KidsCom Kids could vote for it as one of the best of the week. Send your friends and family into a fit of giggles with these hilarious games! Fill in the blanks to create funny stories.
Writing Games. Fun writing games to get your creative juices flowing Letter Link Poetry: When we play Boggle, we then like to use the words we found to write a poem, using each word to start each line of the poem.
Fade Out: Fade Out is a writing game that forces you to be creative with limited word choices. benjaminpohle.com provides free math worksheets and games and phonics worksheets and phonics games which includes counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division algebra, science, social studies, phonics, grammar for 1st grade, second grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade and 6th grade.