Here’s this week’s Author Aerobics challenge. Answers to the challenge will be posted on Friday. If you want to participate just post a link to your entry in the comments below and I’ll update this post with links to yours. Everyone’s welcome!
Here’s something a little different this week. Have you ever tried birthing your own mutant genre child? Gritty-rural fantasy? Zombie-noir? There are endless combination’s and permutations at your disposal.
This week’s challenge: Redraw the boxes, and break conventions. Write a story (1000 words or less) in a new or obscure genre. This week’s theme: “narcissism”
Don’t know where to start? The SF/F glossary might help, but there’s no need to limit this to speculative fiction.
The entries this week so far!
- Don’t Look For Too Long by J. P. Cabit – A peek at a skewed reality, where looking into mirrors could have some dire consequences.
- The Last Gunfighter by Aidan Fritz – A genre-blender! How many genres can you identify?
- Glass Half-Empty part 1 by T.S. Bazelli – Hardboiled / Noir / Steampunk – To be continued on Monday.