Story Starters

Here are a few story starters. See what you can do with them.

Katrina wanted to go to the sleepover with her friends but she had a huge problem…

It was late. Joshua knew he should not be here…

The cold October wind whistled in Justin’s ears as he watched the tiny boat crash into the pier…

Joel saw the puppy huddled in the corner. Except for two black dots on one foot, its hair was all white. Joel looked closer. The puppy…

McKenna’s heart beat wildly as she watched the front door swing open…

Happy writing, Gloria

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4 responses to “Story Starters

  1. sherylcrawford

    Katrina wanted to go to the sleepover with her friends but she had a huge problem…she’d been writing for 12 hours and was locked into the hunched-over-the-keyboard position. She simply couldn’t get out of her chair.

    It was late. Joshua knew he should not be here…editors disdain seeing desperate writers press their faces against the windows of publishing houses.

    McKenna’s heart beat wildly as she watched the front door swing open. “Come in,” said a smiling woman. “We realize this is your first time. Don’t be afraid. This is Wordsmiths. We’re a KIND critique group.”

    Sherri

  2. Gloria McQueen Stockstill

    Sherri, too cute!!
    Gloria

  3. Shirley Shibley

    Well I can’t top Sherri’s comment, so I’m not even going to try!

    Let’s see you go with one, Gloria.

    Shirley

  4. Come on, Shirley! I know you have an incredible imagination. Go for it!
    Sherri

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