July Fiction Prompts Culled from the News

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Each month we gather some news headlines that are strange enough to be fiction. Here’s yet another batch of headlines to get your creative juices flowing along with suggested genres:

Metafictional Horror: Legendary Nosferatu director’s head stolen from grave

Survivalist Pregnancy Pyromaniac Fiction: Woman gets lost in woods, gives birth, fights bees, starts wildfire

Stoner Noir: Knife-wielding man breaks into house, demands victim “smoke weed with me right now!”

Science Fiction Monster Erotica: Scientists find 50-million-year-old worm sperm

Man vs. Nature vs. Man: Dude named Bear kills a gator who ate his friend that had yelled “Fuck that alligator” before jumping at said gator

Man vs. Cryptid: Texas man claims to have chupacabra in fridge

Scammer Magical Realism: Man’s pet dogs end up being pet endangered bears

Twee Travelogue: Canadian flies over Calgary in balloon chair

Novel of Bad Manners: Drunken wedding in Pretzel Capital of the World descends into massive brawl

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