How do you write a short story really quickly? Choose a style, opening and type of ending, name your character, choose a few adjectives and Plot Generator will write the story for you.
Use the names of students in your class and show how a story does not have to be a masterpiece to be fun. A great way to introduce the topic and get students to relax.
The site includes other tools that can help with everything from writers block to opening lines. Appropriate for older students.