Head to your favorite online news source. Pick an article with a headline that grabs you. Now, write a short story based on the article.
My favourite online news source is the BBC and this was a favourite from last week.
Now, when you see the headline:
it makes it hard to turn away! It’s not nice to laugh at the misfortunes of others, but this raised quite a giggle in our house. Sometimes the truth is funnier than the fiction so, rather than writing a story (I’ve got a night out booked on a school night – I feel very daring), I’ll let you read the original and be entertained by the truth!