* On the bulletin board at school you see an ad for a roommate. You are short of cash so having a cheap place to stay sounds good, but when you get there you discover you will have to share an apartment with…

* If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, what would you do on your last day alive? What would your final meal be?

* What happens when a soul gets lost inside a mirror and can’t find its way out?

* A group of paranormal enthusiasts form a team to investigate the unnatural, but quickly find that they have bitten off more than they can chew.

* Brainstorm a list of dramatic ways to get your reader’s attention in the first few pages of your story.