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Fun for Friday: Story Starters for Kids

A blank pageIf you’ve got kids in your life who are aspiring authors, but they don’t always have the ideas that go with that aspiration, or if you’d like to encourage kids to try their hand at writing fiction, check out this story starter generator from Scholastic! Specifically geared toward kids, and with three genres and a mashup to choose from, there’s all sorts of fun ideas to be found. It’s interactive, too, and there are ways to create different types on stories directly on the website! Just make sure to save them for posterity’s sake, so when that kid becomes a famous author, you can say, “I knew them when …”

(P.S. Adults could use this prompt generator, too, especially if you want to write something geared toward kids!)


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