How do you start a dog story?

Where can I submit short stories about my dog?

Here are 18 opportunities for pet writers.

  • All Creatures. This national magazine features heartwarming stories about the animals who share our lives. …
  • Simply Pets. …
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul. …
  • The Bark. …
  • The Dodo. …
  • Dogster. …
  • Catster. …
  • Animal Wellness.

What makes a good animal story?

To be effective and engaging, any character has to be clear and real to at least one person—you, the author, and this is as true of animal characters as it is of human ones.

What is a good sentence to start a story?

Story starters

  • I didn’t mean to kill her.
  • The air turned black all around me.
  • Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness.
  • Wandering through the graveyard it felt like something was watching me.
  • The eyes in the painting follow him down the corridor.
  • A shrill cry echoed in the mist.

How do you start a sad story?

6 Tips for Writing a Sad Story

  1. Tap into your own emotionality. …
  2. Know the difference between sentimentality and truth. …
  3. Leave room to be surprised by specific detail. …
  4. Pair strong emotions with ordinary ones. …
  5. Use backstories to add weight. …
  6. Use sad moments to further character development.
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