DIY short story

short story: an invented prose narrative shorter than a novel usually dealing with a few characters and aiming at unity of effect and often concentrating on the creation of mood rather than plot

pencil and paper or computer

we have provided a few topics to get you started but feel free to get more creative and come up with your own topics
and or expand ours!

short story topics:

write a short story set in London in 1925 in which an apple plays an important part of the story.

write a short story where you are the antagonist

write a short story mystery set in new york 1965 in which a bakery is involved.

write a story in which the character has lost something very valuable in a public place. what happens next?

try and write a short story with characters and a topic that you would usually never be interested in.

after you have completed your story, post it on social media! you can tag us @2_twenty #2twentycreate
or just share it with your friends! happy creating!

if you are a young writer read our blog titled “story telling pt.1” with a

featured author and professional feature film writer!

“Creative writing isn’t a fad, it is a testimony.” – Pastor Kim Robinson


2twenty Youth

2twenty is the youth ministry outreach of KICKS. Our mission is to inspire and encourage youth to use their creative gifts, all for Jesus. Visit for our dedicated 2twenty website.

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