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No Stale Similes, Please!

No Stale Similes, Please! - Writing skills for children

No Stale Similes, Please!

Stale similes are as dead as ……. You guessed it – doornails. Or, if you prefer, as dull as ditchwater. Predictable, clichéd and oh-so-overused. Time to inject some newness in your prose and teach the kids to think afresh. This cool story writing activity teaches you to do away with stale similes, the enemies of good writing.

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