Write a Halloween story or poem without using the words halloween, pumpkin/jack-o’-lantern, costume, candy, or trick or treat!
An only child has no money to buy a gift for her grandmother. She searches the house for scraps of any kind in which to create something special. What does she find? And what does she make?
Your main character decides to become a vegetarian right before Thanksgiving. His/Her mother is not happy about it. But the turkey is! In fact, the turkey helps the character come up with food ideas that do not include meat!
If you could travel through time, would you choose the past or the future? What would you like to see or discover? Write a short story about a character who travels through time.
“This room looks like a tornado hit it!” exclaimed the girl’s mother. “You will not be going to the Halloween party tonight if I don’t see a major improvement beforehand.”
The girl flinched when her mom slammed the door. Then she slipped the paper out from her pocket and read the Cleaning Spell. The witch had given it to her earlier that day, but not without a promise in return.
“My grandpa died,” Edward told his teacher.
“Oh, I’m so sorry to hear that,” she said. “You loved him very much, I can tell.”
“I didn’t know him,” Edward said. “He died before I was born.”
Write a story about a child who likes to collect rocks and gives them away as gifts.
“Don’t even try out,” the skinny boy said, pushing his bangs out of his eyes. “You don’t have any past experience. Too-bad-so-sad.”
“But I’m good,” Fiona said. “I know I’m good. You won’t regret it, I promise. Just let me prove it. Please?”
“You’re outta luck,” he said while jogging away from her. “Go play with your dolls.”
“So how do I get experience?” she asked, but the boy was already out of ear shot, most likely looking for kids who were lucky enough to have already had experience. It wasn’t fair. It just wasn’t fair.
Now it was time for Plan B.