Holiday Creative Writing Inspiration Four

Christmas TreeMerry Christmas, everyone! I hope you’re all having a fantastic holiday, and are enjoying the festive season. Christmas can be a great source of inspiration for stories and poetry, whether it’s writing about the people you spent time with, the things you did over the holidays, or maybe even writing about a gift you gave or received. If you’re not sure where to start, you might like to try some of the ideas below.

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The Weather Machine Stories

Book Cover The Weather MachineA few months ago, I was lucky enough to win a copy of Donovan Bixley’s beautiful new book The Weather Machine. This wordless picture book is full of absolutely stunning illustrations, which tell the story of The Weather Machine and its inventor. This book is sure to become a firm favourite with children and adults alike, and would make a fantastic Christmas present.

Donovan wrote recently about how he was inspired by Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. Well, some of the Brain Bunny classes have found The Weather Machine pretty inspirational too! The girls wrote these stories after getting ideas from one or more of the illustrations. As you can see, they’ve each taken something different from the inspiration, and have come up with some very creative stories. Continue reading