Writing Help2018-09-23T17:07:00+00:00

Online Interactive Writing Activities: Write Your Own Stories, Books, Comics, Letters and Poems

Story Maker from Read For Good

Story Maker
Make your own story with one of the following titles: My Dream, Late for School, The Pop Star, Lost in the Jungle, The Tea Party, or Football Crazy.

Pick words you want in the story by typing in such things as a color , an animal, a body part, something in your bedroom, or a verb. Then hit the Create button. Like Mad-Libs, the words you typed in will appear in your unique and sometimes silly story.

Carnegie Library My StoryMaker

My StoryMaker
Write your own book with help from the Carnegie Library. 

Pick your character. Then pick that character’s goal for your story. Illustrate your book by selecting the setting and objects for each picture. Step by step, you get help to write and illustrate each page of your book.

Stapleless Book
Create and print a little 8-page book on any topic.

Each page can be based on one of seven different layouts.  (Watch this video to see how to fold and cut your book so it stays together without staples.)Type in the text you want on each page.  Make any type of book you want: picture book, nonfiction book, books of lists or facts, fiction, scrapbook, journal, personal dictionary, or any other type of book you want.
Additional information and book ideas.

Writing Help - Comic Creator

Comic Creator
Create and print your own comic strip.

Name your comic and pick the layout you want. Choose a setting, character and object for each panel. Add speech bubbles and the words each character speaks.  Print your comic strip when it is complete.

Writing How-to Instructions
How to: Make a Jam Sandwich, Make a Robot, Put up a Tent, or Put a Cover on a Duvet

For each step in the process, select the best sentence that tells what to do.

Writing Help - Letter Generator

Letter Generator
Write your own Friendly Letter or Business Letter

When you select Friendly Letter or Business Letter, you will be guided through writing each part of the letter, such as heading, salutation, body, closing and signature. Select a border for your letter, if you like. Save your letters or print them.

Story Starters for Kids
Need an idea to get you started?
This website will provide you with a beginning sentence for your story. Not inspired by the first one it gives you? Just click for additional ones.

Word Mover
Create poems from words in word banks or add your own words.
Select and move around the “magnetic words” to create and save your own poems.

Online Poetry Writing
OK, young poets, we know you’re pretty good with words, but how many forms of poetry can you create?  Step right up, and create different forms of poems instantly.