Story Ideas

The following are five ideas for personal narrative stories.

How Permissive Are Your Parents?

Everyone has parents who have told them “no” before. Maybe it was for asking for junk food or a toy in the store. Or maybe it was because you started falling behind in your classes. Whatever the case was for you, for me, I had to figure out my limits the hard way.


What Life Lessons Has Adversity Taught You?

I have faced a lot of hardship in my life and I am certain to face more as the years continue. However, there is one particular incident that has lived on in my mind since the day it happened to me. Sometimes you try your best, and your best simply is not good enough. This story is the story of how I was pruned away from one of my classes as the runt of the litter.


What Nicknames Have You Ever Gotten or Given?

For a little while I used to think I had no nicknames and believed I would only be known by my actual name. However, come middle school I started to run into a few different names. Some fell off, but others stuck around to this day. This story explores the origins of those names and my feelings towards them.


What Have You Learned From Older People?

There is a wealth of knowledge to be gained from those who came before us. Even though at times it can seem like an elder lacks understanding, there are times where their age shows us that time can be a truly potent teacher. With this story I would like to share a story revolving around a brief chat I had with my grandmother.


What Are Your Favorite Video Games?

Video games have had a strong presence throughout my entire life. For as long as I can remember, I have had a strong connection to games and they have been a driving force in a number of my own personal motivations. But what are my favorite video games and what do they say about me?

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