Some suggested premises for short story writing:
A teenage girl discovers she is pregnant.
A teenage boy realises he has fathered a child.
A boy overcomes his fear of his father.
A girl stands up to her bullies.
A boy learns to be himself.
A “popular” boy falls for a “geek”.
Two parents divorce – neither wants their son.
A teacher loses her temper and says something she regrets.
A child is haunted by his/ her dead twin.