September 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:

Supernatural Horror: Cobra’s severed head awakes from the dead to kill chinese chef

Courtroom Thriller: Judge orders lawyer to put on socks

Action Erotica: Post-threesome hamburger meat taste test leads to bathroom brawl

Hardboiled Detective Fiction: Fugitive hides from police in oven

Softboiled Detective Fiction: Tuckered out jewel thief arrested after falling asleep mid-robbery

Eggs Benedict Detective Fiction: Man arrested after washing hair with mayo in public fountain

Animal Fable: Great Dane Gets 43 Pairs of Socks Stuck in Stomach

Corporate Fable: Restaurant serves noodles laced with heroin

Comedy: Flight makes emergency landing because woman wouldn’t stop singing Whitney Houston song “I Will Always Love You

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