A new report suggests that the “King of Planets” has the remains of other planets hidden inside it. Write from the point of view of a consumed planet.
Write a story based on this tweet.
Write a story based on your three choices from this chart.
Create a story based on this National Geographic article from 2019.
Write a story based on the Science article about mammals being able to breathe through their intestines.
It’s a really warm spring night and you and your friends are at a club in northern Kentucky on the Ohio River. You see a beautiful person and, because you know, you recognize they are of the Ikaki* (fish folk). Use Big Boss Vette’s “Snatched” as inspiration.
*According to The Wagadu Chronicles, the Ikaki people are “fishers, soothsayers and sometimes pirates.”
You’re a child of Mami Wata living in Cincinnati near a body of water (your choice of Mill Creek or the Little Miami). You’re a clean water rights activist trying to get city council to help clean up pollution.
Note: Mami Wata (Mammy Water), or La Sirene, is a water spirit venerated in West, Central, Southern Africa, and in the African diaspora in the Americas. Mami Wata spirits are usually female but are sometimes male.
Let’s continue the MerMay theme by creating a story including an Inkanyamba. According to Wikipedia, “The Inkanyamba is a legendary serpent said to be living in a waterfall lake area in the northern forests near Pietermaritzburg most commonly in the base of Howick Falls, South Africa.”
Write a story based on the concept behind this tweet.
Write a flash story based on the character that fits you best.