Writing a Short Story

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Writing a Short Story by Mind Map: Writing a Short Story

1. Topic

1.1. Thriller

1.2. Comedy

1.3. Drama

1.4. Adventure

1.5. Biography

1.6. Non-Fiction

1.7. Children

1.8. Romance

1.9. Horror

1.10. Action

1.11. Motivational

2. Beginning

2.1. Does it have a hook?

2.2. Does it keep reader guessing?

2.3. Is there an action?

3. Content

3.1. What is the plot?

3.2. Who are the characters?

3.3. Who is the target audience?

3.4. Is there a moral / lesson?

3.5. Does the theme / tone change?

3.6. Is it interesting? Will readers care?

4. Audience

4.1. Is your audience clear?

4.2. How will they relate to story?

4.3. Is language appropriate?

5. Conclusion

5.1. Is it a surprise?

5.2. Does it leave reader wanting more?

5.3. Does it make sense?

5.4. Are all ties covered?

5.5. Is it memorable / unique?

6. How to...

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