Writing Back-and-Forth Stories
Writing back-and-forth stories takes a little creativity and a lot of flexibility. How long can you and a partner keep this story going?
An abandoned home sat at the top of the hill. Matt and Brianna knew the rumors about it, but they had to see it for themselves. They tiptoed their way up to the front door. It creaked slowly open. Inside . . .
- Continue the story. Write for two minutes.
- Pass the story to a writing partner.
- The partner continues the story where you left off and writes for two minutes before passing the story back.
- Continue writing and passing the story every two minutes.
- How long can you keep the story going? What happens inside the house?
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