Story Writing – All Outlines

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A rich man…had many servants……… purse with lot of money is stolen from rich man’s drawer……… rich man files a complaint in the police station ……… all the servants called ……… stick of same length given to each ……… servants told that stick of the thief will grow by one inch overnight ……… the thief cuts his stick by one inch ……… he is easily caught the next day. Mystery of the Stolen Purse


Da’ud inherited lots of wealth ………. became a spendthrift ………. wealth soon passed away…….. sold buildings and land…… collected 3000 coins……… bought goods and commodities……. sea voyage ……. ship landed on an island……… not an island but a huge sea fish ….. captain warned…….. many boarded the ship…… Da’ud was left…….. saved……. swam to the coast with a wooden plank……….. island full of sweet water and fruits…….. lived there for months …….  grew a beard………. couldn’t be recognised……. one day saw a ship coming… … the ship anchored……. the captain didn’t recognise Da’ud ……. but Da’ud recognised……… got all his merchandise back……. returned to his home town and family.


In Baghdad there lived a poor man………. Sindibad the Porter…… bore burdens for hire upon his head ……… tired……… stopped to take rest in front of a palatial building ……  started singing……. a young servant invited him……….. went inside.. …the master was sitting with nobles ……… a little paradise …………  good food, wine, flowers, music and beautiful girls………. the master asked the Porter to sing ………..  heard when he was singing outside…….. asked his name and place…….. the master told that his name was also Sindibad …… he was called Sindibad of the sea………. he took many voyages…….. struggled and earned money, name and fame….. he appointed Sindibad the Porter as his personal assistant.


The boat capsized but I managed to survive. I walked on and on … searched for men or houses…….. completely exhausted……….. collapsed……… I woke up…….. arms and legs found tied down………. thousands of strings………. heard noises around…….. forty tiny men ………. climbed on me……… each 3 inches tall………. didn’t understand what they wanted……… felt thousand needles pricking my hand………. shooting arrow……… protected eyes……. soon the ladder came………… sent hundreds of men up to my face……… I got milk and food……. my first day among the Lilliputians.


There lived a rich man in Varanasi. He had only one son who had turned ten … good adviser for son before death. collected all relatives….. asked “Am I a wise and good man?”…. they called him wisest and best man.. man gave a diamond to each.. one man didn’t answer…. rich man sought his opinion…. “you are wise and good but there have been wiser and better persons than you,” said the man….. appointed him adviser…….next day all relatives complained… diamonds given not real. “They were as false as your words,” said the rich man.


Lived a noble and generous man……… all his slaves adored him……. the Devil was vexed……. he got one of the slaves Aleb on his side……. was to incite others against the master …… master was showing rams and eves to his guests……….. special praise for a ram…….. priceless……… Aleb played mischief…….. seized the left leg of the ram and snapped before the master……… The Devil was happy at Aleb’s conspiracy………… The master looked heaven wards…… “O Aleb, Aleb! Your master bade you anger me; but my master is stronger than yours. I am not angry with you.”…….. The Devil grinding his teeth fell down from the tree.


Young Alyosha….. weak and thin……. father placed him with a merchant……..did everything as required……… never set eyes on his wages…….. his father grabbed all his wages…….. Cook Ustinia watched him…….. took interest in him…….. she was ready to marry Alyosha ……. But the master and his wife didn’t want married servants………… Alyosha’s father forbade him…….. Alyosha consented……… one day fell from the roof ……. priest was called………. Alyosha thanked Ustinia for being kind to him……. died.


Children found a thing shaped like a grain……… a traveller bought it from the children……. sold to the king……… asked wisemen……… it was a grain……… when and how was it grown? asked the king……… an old farmer was called………. he was on two crutches……. weak and deaf…… told he never sowed or reaped anything like that …. old farmer’s father was called…… he walked with one crutch……. told the same thing……… the grandfather of the old farmer was called….. he was healthy, walked freely…… could hear clearly……. told they sowed and reaped such grains…….. the king asked why his old grandson and son were so weak, miserable and unhealthy……. the grand old man replied ……. in his old times all land was free…….. there was no money…….. men lived on their own labour…….. in his grandson’s and son’s time men started grabbing others’ land……. depended on others’ labour…….. didn’t live according to God’s law and were miserable.


Raghu and Raj were two friends and neighbours. Raghu had a servant named Ramu. The name of Raj’s servant was Shammu …Both servants foolish……. two friends debated…….. who is more foolish?……. Ramu or Shammu?…… decided to give a test………. Raghu told Ramu “Run back to my house to find out if I am there or not”…. Ramu rushed home……. Raj told Shammu……. Go to your room and find out if you are there or not.” Ramu and Shammu returned …….. Ramu complained…….. wasted time……… master could have phoned to find himself….. Shammu reported…….. he was not in the room……. nothing to choose between them.


Aggarwal was a very wealthy businessman. One day he was alone sitting at his dining table when…Thief entered…….. Mr. Aggarwal thanked……… to give company……. birthday ……. gave him good food and drinks…….. gave a purse full of silver coins………… years passed by……. fortunes changed…….. business was ruined……… Mr. Aggarwal became poor……. 50th birthday……….. alone……. no food………. no drinks…….. bell rang …….. a man emerged…….. recognised…….. the old thief…….. came with fruits, sweets and drinks and a bag full of money.


A country elects a new king every 10 years .. an elephant would move around the streets looking for someone willing to be the king … kings sent to a distant island full of wild animals after their tenure … one young man comes forward to become king … he rules for 10 years … people are happy … he is sent to the island at the end of 10 years …boatman finds a palace on the island … the young man explains everything


One day an ant was being carried away in a stream……. A dove sitting on a tree beside the stream saw it and cropped a twig…… the ant climbed on it and was saved…….. Another day a hunter was aiming at the dove with his gun……… the ant saw it and bit the hunter’s toe…… missed the aim……. the dove flew away.


A lion had three followers: a fox, a wolf and a bear…….all went a hunting……..got only a stag…… the kill was divided into four parts………the lion claimed the first part…… as he was the king……..the second part was due to him for his superior strength and bravery………….the third part for his offspring………for the fourth part, he challenged each of them to fight and get it by defeating him.


Three friends found a purse………. while travelling…… wanted to divide it……. felt hungry…….. One bought poisoned food to kill the others and take the whole amount….. The other killed the friend who bought food for them……… they ate the food and died. …….. the money was taken by a stranger.


A king has a wise minister who has deep faith in god …………… often says, ‘It is all for the best” ………………. the king gets a boil on his thumb ………… the surgeon cuts the thumb……….. the minister says, ” It is all for the best.” …………. the king throws him in jail………………… the king goes to the forest for hunting ………………. is caught by tribals ………………… they decide to sacrifice him to their goddess ………………… the cut fingers saves him …………………… comes back and set the minister free…………… begs his pardon.


A farmer owned a dog and an ass … the ass worked hard ..the farmer looked after him well … the dog did no work but the farmer loved him more … ass became jealous … he thought if he behaved like the dog, the farmer would love him more .. one day farmer eating lunch … wagging his tail, ass frolicked like a little dog … jumps at the farmer and tries to sit on his lap … farmer frightened … beats ass


An orphan boy wants to fly … runs away from the orphanage … reaches a park … he meets a little crippled boy … he asks the crippled boy if he has ever wanted to fly … crippled boy says no … I would like to walk like other children, he added …. they become friends … they played all sorts of games till evening … the crippled boy’s father comes to take him home … orphan boy asks him to slide onto his back … he then runs across the grass as fast as he could …. the crippled boy is so excited that he cries in excitement – I am flying dad, I am flying.


Budding painter in Athens …. laymen always find mistakes with this painting …. painter frustrated … puts one of his paintings in a square … asks people to cross the errors …. astonished to find the painting full of crosses the next morning …. decides to commit suicide … a wise man dissuades him … advises him to ask people to correct the errors in his painting … no one corrects anything … painter elated ….. takes his painting to an exhibition …. wins many awards


A narrow stairway.. two people want to pass through at the same time … neither wants to make way for the other … both ask the other person to go back … first man says he never makes way for a fool … second man says that he does


Birbal – courtiers jealous of him – ask Akbar to let them test his wiseness – one courtier puts a question to him – How many crows in Agra – Birbal asks for a week to study the situation – everyday seen on the terrace looking at the crows ? after a week courtier asks him again – Birbal says as many crow as hairs in the courtier’s head-Akbar laughs.


old peasant all his sons lazy………….. peasant dying ……………..called all his sons ……..told them of a treasure………. hidden in the fields………… to find it they must dig for it ………..then died………… sons dug every bit of the land no treasure showed the …….corn a very fine crop………. sons learnt the lesson……….. what?


A boy used to cry for new costly shoes— poor father— factory worker— meagre salary— couldn’t afford— the boy cried a lot— left home— saw a beggar at the bus stop— he had no legs— realization happened— thanked God for giving him two legs— realized the love and care of his parents