Andrew Measham. The following prompts can be used for writing any genre, whether it's general fiction, mystery, thriller, fantasy, historical, etc. So if you have no idea what type of novel you want to write, read these first! The following prompts are specific to Young Adult YA novels or short stories. YA novels are categorized by a rapid introduction to the main protagonist, their strengths and flaws, their physical appearances, their lives; as well as getting right to a conflict in the first chapter, which, while it may not be the primary conflict, still hints at the main plot. Roman Kraft.
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Creative Writing Printable Worksheets. Use this paper template to create a miniature lantern with your own wishes for the coming year. Journal Writing Task Cards 1. Use these 24 cards for daily writing exercises, or hand them out to encourage variety in writing! Imagery: Show, Don't Tell. Encourage your students to use imagery - visually descriptive language that paints a picture.
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Sophocles wrote Antigone thousands of years ago in Ancient Greece. People still read it today. The following topics make good discussion when reading Antigone :. The Role of Fate: The house of Thebes has been cursed, but could the tragedy have been avoided. Perhaps if Antigone had not been so stubborn and Creon not so proud, Thebes may have remained.
A knot of anxiety twists in my stomach as I take in the scene around me, but I force myself to breathe deeply. It'll be different this time. The music is so loud it rattles my heart, echoing in the confines of my ribcage as I step through the doorway. My eyes widen and I breathe a soft 'wow'. Even tarnished by the tide of people poured over the room, and littered with red plastic cups, the house looks like a cut-out from an interior design magazine.