Story writing | English homework help


  1. Choose a story from this course that you feel could have a stronger or different ending. 


o “The Tell-Tale Heart”

o “The Masque of the Red Death”

o “Young Goodman Brown”

o “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”

o “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

o “A Pair of Silk Stockings”

o “The Lemon Tree Billiards House”

  1. Rewrite the ending imitating the author’s original style and voice.
  2. Begin your alternate ending with a sentence that appears on the last page of the original short story to transition from the original author’s voice to your own.


  • 2      pages, double spaced, correct MLA format
  • Creative  ending that follows the natural progression of events from the story
  • Proper spelling and conventions