Top Fantasy Story Prompt for May 25, 2017

I found the perfect prompts for a Lovecraftian or regular horror stories, epics and subversive works.


What if this was the site of a Lovecraftian/horror story?

7,000 bodies could be buried on Mississippi campus

On the Lovecraftan/horror motif, how about a contemporary fantasy where technology is used to create a digital reconstruction of an entombed sorcerer whose spirit uses it to become self aware Digital Oracle?

The shíshálh’s 4,000-year-old dead come to life in new Canadian Museum of History exhibit

What if an innovation was introduced to make entire caste redundant by their enemies in a hierarchal society and a despot took extreme measures to downsize them?

India’s last water men fight tide of history

Can fantasy work as subversive literature like Southern folktales did? The closest I’ve seen in modern fantasy is Terry Pratchet’s Discworld series.

‘Tar Baby’: A Folk Tale About Food Rights, Rooted In The Inequalities Of Slavery

This would make an starting point of an epic fantasy it someone the comet strike to inspire rebuilding their
people’s culture and saving it’s knowledge for future generations.

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilizations

What could make Jormungandr, the Midgard Serpent, go native?

You can see which fantasy writing prompts I’m working up in the Khiatons Monthly/Update mailing list

 

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