Story Wranglers Online

The Paramount Story Wranglers

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  • Welcome to Story Wranglers Online!

    Follow along with the videos below to create a brand new Historical Fiction, Fable, or Fantasy story. Submit your story with the help of your classroom teacher by April 23rd, and your story could be transformed into a music video, animation, puppet show, or more by our ensemble of professional actors and musicians in a final performance for your entire campus on May 21!

    Historical Fiction

     

    Fable

     

    Fantasy

     

    Story-Writing Tools

    Steps of Writing

    1. Brainstorm
    2. First Draft
    3. Revise
    4. Publish

     

    Story Spine

    Once upon a time...
    He/She/It wanted...
    But...
    Then...
    And ever since that day...

     

    Revision Tools

    Organization
    Word Choice
    Main Idea

     
    Download a printable Story Wranglers Journal!
     

  • Now Write Your Own Story

  • If you prefer writing your story in pencil instead of typing it below, upload a picture of your story here!
  • BRAINSTORM

  • Watch this quick video about how to brainstorm.

     
     
  • Use the 1-minute timer above and write down as many NEW characters as you can. And...GO!
  • Which of the above characters will be the main character of your story?
  • (An adjective is a word that describes a noun.)
  • Use the 1-minute timer above and write down as many NEW settings as you can. And...GO!
  • Which of the above settings will be where your story takes place?
  • (An adjective is a word that describes a noun.)
  • FIRST DRAFT

  • Watch this quick video about how to write a first draft.

     
  • (This is where you introduce your character and your setting.)
  • (What does your main character want to have, or a goal they want to achieve?)
  • (What is the problem? Why can't they get what they want?)
  • (What happens next? How are they going to try to fix the problem?)
  • (How would you like to end your story? Does the main character get what they want?)
  • REVISE

  • Watch this quick video about how to revise.

     
  • (That’s where you go back to your story and ask questions in each sentence to add more details!)
  • (That’s where you go back to your story and choose a few words to make them more EXTREME!)
  • PUBLISH

  • Watch this quick video about how to publish your story.

     
  • Let's use our Main Idea Lightbulb. What is your story about? Keep it short and don't give too much away!
  • Use all the tools in your Revision Toolbox as you put together your final story below. Once upon a time... He/she/it/they wanted... But... Then... And ever since that day... THE END
  • This will email YOU a copy of your story when you hit the PUBLISH button below.