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Brainstorming Ideas for My Story by Mind Map: Brainstorming Ideas for My Story
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Brainstorming Ideas for My Story

What brings them together?

An accident

Girl runs away from home

Girl is kidnapped

Old man gives the siblings a gift

Boy finds something that belongs to the old man


Write a short story

Minimum 500 words

Must include

Character 1

Teenage boy

Big brother

Struggles to finish school while working part time in a restaurant

Very responsible

Character 2

The little girl




Lost her parents when she was just a baby

Was raised by big brother

Character 3

Old man

Very wise

Has a dark secret

Always smokes a pipe

Has a nervous habit

The Adventure

Are they looking for something?

Are they running from something?

There must be water

The Lesson

Friendship is more important than money

Don't trust strangers

If you work hard you will succeed

Good things happen to good people

Never give up

There's a reason for everything

Unexpected Turn of Events

They thought they could trust him, but they were wrong

Someone is not who he pretends to be

The siblings find out about the man's secret

What they were looking for turns out to be the opposite of what they thought it was

The siblings distrust the old man (and the reader thinks he's evil) but then he saves the little girl from drowning