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Story Idea - Missing Pet, Bunny Gone

When the Jill’s pet rabbit went missing, her friends jumped to help her find him. He was last seen in his cage chomping on a carrot. Small signs of how he got out, escaped, or was taken away still remain on his home. Tiny strips of fabric, bright green cloth are trapped on the cage lock. Jill’s friends start asking questions of everyone in Jill’s family and neighbors. They find bunny footprints in the dirt leading toward the fence. They also find…

Decide on the other characters. Decide on the name for each character, including the bunny. Decide on the stories shared by each person interviewed. Decide on extra evidence found. Decide on the path the sleuths take to find the furry friend. Decide on the storyline. Decide on your direction. Decide on the story and write. Post it here, or share elsewhere, but write and enjoy…

Story Idea - Missing Pet, Bunny Gone

When the Jill’s pet rabbit went missing, her friends jumped to help her find him. He was last seen in his cage chomping on a carrot. Small signs of how he got out, escaped, or was taken away still remain on his home. Tiny strips of fabric, bright green cloth are trapped on the cage lock. Jill’s friends start asking questions of everyone in Jill’s family and neighbors. They find bunny footprints in the dirt leading toward the fence. They also find…

Decide on the other characters. Decide on the name for each character, including the bunny. Decide on the stories shared by each person interviewed. Decide on extra evidence found. Decide on the path the sleuths take to find the furry friend. Decide on the storyline. Decide on your direction. Decide on the story and write. Post it here, or share elsewhere, but write and enjoy…

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