• Write from the perspective of an archaeologist in the far distant future uncovering artifacts from today. How would they describe the objects they encounter? Would they be able to understand what they were used for?
  • Set a memory from your childhood on a distant planet with aliens. What changes? What remains the same?
  • If you had the ability to travel to a parallel universe, would you? What if you knew that the answers in this other universe could save the human race, but the actual travel put your universe in danger? Write a story about this moral dilemma.
  • A young man sneaks on board a spaceship with the goal of stowing away and finding adventure.
  • They said it couldn’t be done. Some even said it shouldn’t be done. He didn’t care, as the saying goes: “fortune favors the bold.”