Very Short Stories for Creative Writing

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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 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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CreatedMar 11, 2012
UpdatedFeb 3, 2015

15 Reviews

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    user avatarawood196 months agoReport

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    user avatarannettita10 months agoReport

    These stories are so interesting. I can't wait to use with my Year 3.

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    user avatarlakey1a year agoReport

  • 4

    I found this resource very useful for my lesson on writing reviews.

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    user avatarAmiaKimoy2 years agoReport

    I find this resource truly interesting it builds from a short short to longer stories very helpful for younger students

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