Maria Chatzi : Story Starters for Saint Patrick's and April Fool's Day
Story Starters for
Saint Patrick’s and April Fool’s Day
By Maria Chatzi
Are you suffering from writer’s block? Do you need to sharpen your creative writing skills? Set aside some time every day, for ten days, and do some writing with these story starters for Saint Patrick’s and April Fool’s Day. They will challenge your imagination to run wild. They may give you a great idea for a new story or they could be the twist to a story you’re already writing.
I rubbed my eyes unwilling to believe what I was experiencing. Everything around me had turned green!
She slammed the door at his face and hastily turned the key on the lock. How could he trick her into thinking it was an April Fool’s joke?
My dad was an honest man — too honest for April Fool’s day.
It all started with that unavoidable fight between my black cat and the leprechaun.
Jenny pulled me back as I was about to enter Mr. Chingman’s front yard. “Haven’t you noticed how tiny he is and his liking for green?”
Tip When the 10-day writing period is over, and you’ve crafted your 10 short stories, be creative and use these story starters as paragraph starters. You can pair the paragraph starters to write five more, most imaginative stories. •
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Maria Chatzi is a teacher, jewelry artist, and craft designer who loves nature, learning and helping adults and kids discover their creative side. More »