Reflection Of Creative Writing: Writing A Short Story

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For my creative piece, I have created a short story. I chose to utilise a short story because I wanted to appeal to our fast-paced lives and allow for readers to be able to satisfy their urge for literature in a short space of time. The main purpose of my text is to entertain the reader. Moreover, I wrote a fictional short story, to spur the imagination of the reader. I read a vast array of novels including The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien and Guardians of Ga’Hoole by Kathryn Lasky which were fictional stories. I was inspired by how the authors of these texts were able to create an imaginary world in which they were able to create empathy between the audience and the narrator. I wrote a fictional short story because I wanted to give the audience access to a world they would never know themselves; a fantasy.

Additionally, I have written my short story in first person. After I read the novel, The Revenge of Seven by Pittacus Lore I was inspired by the mode of first person. This enables the audience to see through the main character’s perspective and allows for the reader to make personal and emotional connections to the protagonist. It is for this reason that I have written my short story in the mode of first person. For my text, I seek to engage young adolescences, which is why I have written it from the perspective of a teenager. This allows for me to create language and feelings that teenagers may experience during their young adolescent years. The main idea of my short story

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