How to Write a Short Children's StoryWriting a short children's story
There are 3 items that every children's story should have
When you write for kids, the possibilities of the themes and genres with which you can write are infinite. However all the tales for kids, no matter how different they may be, have these 3 important items in common. 3 of them are the same. If you are creating a textbook for kids, it is important that you really consider your group.
Of course, while your child is your main target group when you write, it is important to keep in mind that you write for a double target group when you write children's literature. You not only have to address the child - you also have to involve the family! It' a singular difficulty in creating and marketing literature for the young.
When you make sure your story has these three key ingredients, you are increasing your chance for creating a story that will appeal to young and old alike. What's more, you'll want to make sure that your story has these three keywords. There are 3 parts of a children's story here to make sure they are included when you write for children: Whilst there are many different ways you can be imaginative with the kind of children's story you write, it is very important to make sure that your story has 3 important ingredients to guarantee its triumph with your young audiences.
Don't you just loathe it when you open a novel, put in a hundred pages and think:'Wow, when will this story be good? Then, you have to be there arguing with yourself about how you might just have to give the writer a few more sections to really get in, and how you've already put several long periods of time to read, so you felt obliged to end the script, and how you spend 7.99 to buy it, and it would be a wastage if you didn't end it - so read on.
Perhaps the script will work out. As you write for kids, it's important to remember that you have about two and a half seconds to arouse their interest to such an extent that they are willing to spend the next ten to see how the story develops.
It will be very hard to keep the interest of a kid (or editor!) without a catch, but with a catch you will be sure to create a story that kids don't want to lay down once the read! They all face a challenge, resolve issues, get over fear, break down obstacles and make hard choices, and the people in their story have to do the same.
Like all great tales contain powerful personalities, they also contain a kind of conflicts that these personalities have to solve. Big tales for kids contain powerful message that inspires, elevates, motivates and delights them. Others can make news darker and help kids rectify, persuade, or help them relate to a issue they face in their own life, such as a parent getting divorced or a grand-parent getting killed.
There is an infinite number of possible ways authors can get the word out to kids, as well as ways to get the word across. It is also important to remember that the story's content is different from a story that contains a particular lecture or morality that has been created solely for the purposes of giving the kid that lecture or morality.
Now there is a place and there is a place for such tales and they are usually reserved for Sunday schools or as a result of poor behaviour. In the same way we grown-ups like to chill out and enjoy ourselves, so do the kids! When all the literature we have written has only one mission: to educate, persuade and educate them, how often would they want to do so?
But when we as authors create fun and thrilling storylines full of beautiful personalities and present conflict that is significant for the children's ages, the storylines for a story will surely be born. When you have a completed or almost completed script, go over it again and review these 3 items when you come across them in your story.
When one of the items is absent, you should find a way to include it. But if you don't have a script but plan to write a children's story, it may be a good way to look through several children's novels and try to find these items within each story.
In this way you can see how other authors have used these items to build powerful tales that kids will like.