Write a Short Story TASK: Using what you have learned about short stories over the past couple of weeks, you will write a flash fiction piece (1000 words or less) of your own, that makes a thoughtful statement on some aspect of the human experience as you see it. You may write the story independently or with one other person, however each student needs to complete brainstorming activities independently.Find some good examples of flash fiction here:http://www.flashfictiononline.com/ DATE DUE: The final good copy will be due on Thursday Sept. 27th, 2012. However, there will be numerous points leading up to this deadline in which you will be expected to have portions of the assignment done and these checks will make up portion of the assignment’s mark. (ie. Proposal,Pre-Writing graphic organizer, rough draft, draft with peer edits)
Your story must be a minimum of 2 pages and a maximum of 5 pages. The assignment must be typed using size 12 font and double spaced.
Sept. 26th – Rough Draft due (Peer editing must be completed in class today)
Sept. 27th – Final Polished Copy of Short Story due
ENG 1D ~ Short Story Proposal Student Name(s):__________________________
Teacher Approval:________________________ After having completed your “Creative Writing Short Story Brainstorm” sheet, summarize your story using the following format. Your short story and character brainstorm activities should also be included with your proposal.
The story is about a _________________________
[brief description of main character - introduction]
[action or predicament which initiates plot – the inciting action]