by Elizabeth Huff

  • Your character accidentally overhears a conversation that he thinks is about one thing, but is actually about something else.
  • Insects have some strange hunting and eating habits. Write a story about what the world would be like if humans had the same habits.
  • A platypus is generally considered to be an odd creature. Write a story about how you think the platypus came to evolve to its current form, or how it came to be discovered.
  • What does a cheating wife, a mob boss, a strung out stripper, and a forgettable doorman have in common? A church confession booth. Well, that and a plot to rob a bank.
  • Passengers on a cruise around the Bahamas come back to port only to realize they’ve been gone for 20 years, and that when they had disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle they had been presumed dead.