May 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:

Treasure Hunt Horror: Desiccated (and surely haunted) hand found in attic with treasure map

Science Fiction Noir: Robot arrested for buying drugs online

Black Comedy: Agoraphobic grandmother ventures outside and falls down open manhole

Erotic Carnivore Crime: Couple stuff hundreds of dollars worth of meat in pants

Science-Litter Fiction: (Mad?) scientist throws preserved animal brains from moving train

Party Pooper YA: Raining human feces ruin sweet 16 party

Magical Realist Legal Thriller: Man hires stuffed toy owl with law degrees as his lawyer

Cat Fancy Romance: Woman and cat go on romantic Manhattan dinner date

Man vs. Nature vs. Nature Again: Man catches fish, then gets pulled into sea by hungry sea lion

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