Narrative Writing: Short, Short Story

These three short stories take different approaches. Rebecca uses inner dialogue to share her feelings. Sabrina crafts a story that is mainly dialogue. Preston has the plot and problem for a fine short story but needs to add show-don't-tell details to his final draft. Sabrina crafts a story that is mainly dialogue.

  1. "Waiting for His E-mail" by Rebecca
  2. "Waiting for His E-ma" (Final Draft)
    Rebecca’s Writing Plan

  3. "The Fight" by Preston
  4. "The Fight" (Final Draft)
    "The Fight" (Rough Draft II)
    "The Fight" (Rough Draft)
    Preston’s Planning Using "Questions about Plot"
    Preston’s Planning Using "Questions to Help You Plan a Short, Short Story"
    Preston’s Writing Plan

  5. "Best Friend Moves Away" by Sabrina
  6. "Best Friend Moves Away" (Final Draft)
    "Best Friend Moves Away" (Rough Draft)
    Sabrina’s Writing Plan

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