Favouritism – Featured Story #10

In “Favouritism,” a story from our Featured Short Stories series by the Creative Writing Club, 10-year-old Chinwendu narrates the tale of sibling rivalry and jealousy. Victoria struggles with acting, overshadowed by her sister Valerie’s prowess. After a dramatic fallout and a risky runaway attempt, familial misunderstandings are resolved, demonstrating the siblings’ equal worth and unique talents. This story, penned with youthful insight, reflects on acceptance and personal growth amidst familial expectations.

The Brutal Betrayal – Featured Story #9

The Creative Writing Club presents a story of friendship and betrayal by 11-year-old Lolade. The narrative follows Nora’s emotional journey as her best friend Ben moves away, her family suffers financial hardship, and their reunion is soured by his new and cruel girlfriend Ruby. As they rekindle their friendship and Ben reveals his mother’s illness, Nora confronts her feelings of betrayal. Through adversity, Nora maintains her grades and resilience, buoyed by her father’s support, while ultimately discovering Ben’s true feelings for her.

The club encourages young writers to join and express their creativity.

The Sun and Rain Weaver – Featured Story #8

We are sharing the next story in our series, Featured Short Stories, written by students in the Creative Writing Club. Every week, the students in the club work on writing stories, sometimes from their own ideas, and sometimes from story prompts. This week’s story prompt was: Write a story about a girl that could control the weather. […]

Greater than Death – Featured Story #7

We are sharing the next story in our series, Featured Short Stories, written by students in the Creative Writing Club. Every week, the students in the club work on writing stories, sometimes from their own ideas, and sometimes from story prompts. This story was written by Amy, aged 10. Enjoy!     Greater than Death There was […]

The Christmas Switch – Featured Story #6

We are sharing the next story in our series, Featured Short Stories, written by students in the Creative Writing Club. Every week, the students in the club work on writing stories, sometimes from their own ideas, and sometimes from story prompts. For the next few days, we will be sharing stories with a Christmas theme. Today’s story is from […]

Christmas for Connie – Featured Story #5

We are sharing the next story in our series, Featured Short Stories, written by students in the Creative Writing Club. Every week, the students in the club work on writing stories, sometimes from their own ideas, and sometimes from story prompts. For the next few days, we will be sharing stories with a Christmas theme. Today’s story […]

A Wonderful Christmas Adventure – Featured Story #4

We are sharing the next story in our series, Featured Short Stories, written by students in the Creative Writing Club. Every week, the students in the club work on writing stories, sometimes from their own ideas, and sometimes from story prompts. For the next few days, we will be sharing stories with a Christmas theme. So […]

The Dinnertime Disaster – Featured Story #3

We are sharing the next story in our new series, Featured Short Stories, written by students in the Creative Writing Club. Every week, the students in the club work on writing stories, sometimes from their own ideas, and sometimes from story prompts. This week, we are featuring a story written from the following prompt: Write a story about […]

Angelina the Dragon – Featured Story #2

We are sharing the next story in our new series, Featured Short Stories, written by students in the Creative Writing Club. Every week, the students in the club work on writing stories, sometimes from their own ideas, and sometimes from story prompts. This week, we are featuring a story written from the following prompt: Write a […]

A Christmas Short Story

My sister, Hannah and I were on Christmas holidays, when we were told that we would be expecting a visitor from abroad. It was 1994 and I was in Primary 5 and Hannah was in Primary 2. We were excited to welcome Aunty Ranti, our Mummy’s sister who had moved to the United States just after my fifth birthday.