Story Idea – Bedtime in London

Story Idea – Bedtime in London

Story Idea

She’s a lazy yoga teacher with a dark side; He’s a famous detective with a roguish sense of humor. Together, they must learn the secrets of the Knights Templar while handcuffed together.

The First Line

He was a brave man except when it came to small, tight spaces like the tunnel in front of him.

A Few Character Names to Use

The Yoga Teacher

Althea Clarice Hood
Blanche Kelley
Corina Benjamin
Dina Merrill
Felecia Caldwell
Kerri Bryant
Leila Lola Ward
Lucinda Riley
Nanette Krista Juarez
Olivia Meagan Sanchez
Reba Battle
Rebekah Ophelia Paul
Roxanne Rosanne Davis
Ursula Watkins
Wilma Nell Cleveland

The Detective

Aldo Woods
Alvaro Irvin Saunders
Bo Shepard
Brock Lacy Burt
Dan Foster
Dewayne Donovan Jacobs
Jed Rogers
Pasquale Octavio Lopez
Theodore Erick Macias
Winfred Long Shannon

A Few Possible Settings in London

Alongside the Thames River
Near Buckingham Palace
On the London Eye

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Story Idea – Hobo on a Train

Story Idea – Hobo on a Train

Story Idea

A harmonica-playing hobo illegally hops onto a freight train heading east across the United States, and inside his car finds a newborn baby boy in a crate. What does he do with the boy, and what do people accuse him of?

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A Few Ideas for Character Names

Aurelio Wendell Spencer
Blake Man Kaufman
Eric Cox
Jackson Lara
Jaime Merle O’Donnell
Jamel Arnold
Lewis Dale Mayer
Mervin Stokes
Scot Donnell Huber
Winston Colton Acevedo

What If…

…Alexander Bell had access to faster-than-light travel?
…Columbus fought Tutankhamen?
…Columbus was killed by Imhotep?
…Lewis Carrol was more like Leonardo Da Vinci?
…Pontious Pilate had access to psychology?
…Roger Bacon was connected to Confucius by a secret bloodline?
…the Dark Ages had never happened?
…the travel of Buddism to Japan involved technicians writing a novel?

Story Idea – Drawn to Life

Story Idea – Drawn to Life

Story Idea

A man starts drawing a graphic novel only to discover that some things he creates start to turn true in real life. What does he start to draw?

Possible Character Names

Bobby White
Brant Dean Brown
Darrick Bryan
Keneth Donnie Hodge
Morton Royce Fulton
Murray Harvey Carrillo
Neil Patrick Brock
Tory Nelson Luna
Wally Jamal Strong
Winston Les Kinney

What If…

…Finn Mac Cumhail was indirectly responsible for time travel?
Plato switched places with Montezuma?
…Roger Bacon was indirectly responsible for the invention of the birth control pill?
…Saint Dominic detested Alexander the Great?
…Saint Paul was deliberately responsible for photography?
…Saint Peter lived in a world where the warring states period in China had never happened?
…Tutankhamen switched places with Saint Francis?
…the dot-com bomb had never happened?
…the invention of soft drinks involved robots?
…today’s most commonplace technology was robots?

Story Idea – Outside the Bedroom Window

Story Idea – Outside the Bedroom Window

Story Idea

A college woman realizes she has a stalker when she finds a half-eaten bagel and juice cup outside her bedroom window, and all the blinds have one slat broken at eye-level. What is the stalker’s unusual motivation, and what does the college woman do when she encounters him face to face?

A Few Interesting Character Names

Beverly Dorothea Foster
Brandie Juliet Ramos
Carlene Rochelle Jenkins
Catalina Barber
Chrystal Melendez
Cornelia Wiley
Dixie Noreen Mcintyre
Emily Greer
Gertrude Charmaine Chan
Ilene Marjorie Warren
Jenny Estes
Joni Candice Vaughn
Laura Reid
Lauri Diann Grant
Marguerite Betty Dean
Marian Elliott
Martina Ericka Patel
Mavis Carly Leblanc
Mayra Pansy Brooks
Melva Bullock
Miranda Quinn
Monica Melissa Saunders
Suzanne Cameron
Tammi Foreman
Terri Briana Cherry
Victoria Lawson

Places Where the Story Might Take Place

Ann Arbor, Michigan
New Haven, Connecticut
Oxford, England
Los Angeles, California
Boston, Massachusetts

What If…

…Aristotle was a time traveller?
…Charles Darwin lived in a world where the invention of soft drinks had never happened?
…Frederick the Great, Montezuma, and Hammurabi were connected by forbidden knowledge?
…Socrates was deliberately responsible for interdimensional travel?
…the 100 year war happened after the Spanish Inquisition?
…the Sino-Japanese War had never happened?
…the fall of Mankind from the Garden of Eden happened after the evolution of mankind?
…the fall of Mankind from the Garden of Eden involved a secret bloodline?
…the sinking of Atlantis happened after the evolution of mankind?
…the sinking of Atlantis involved the telephone?

Story Idea – A Novel Revenge

Story Idea – A Novel Revenge

Story Idea

An ex-girlfriend of a novelist eagerly reads each of his new books, waiting to find a character based on her. But when she does, she’s depicted as a liar, thief, and pedophile. What does she do for revenge?

Some Possible Character Names

Allison Cotton
Alyce Boyle
Ana Margarita Gillespie
Annmarie Rebekah Sexton
Benita Kirby
Brandi Bridges
Carole Lakeisha Lowery
Consuelo Cathleen York
Darla Consuelo Galloway
Debra Martha Wells
Dora Sloan
Etta Lawrence
Florence Frye
Francine Boyd
Grace Ballard
Gwendolyn Adams
Hallie April Mckinney
Herminia Ramos
Hilda Manuela Johns
Imogene Rowena Ryan
Jeanie Nola Rowe
Joanne Burch
Josefa Cross
Katie Wiley
Ladonna Houston
Leanna Holt
Leanne Graves
Lessie Pacheco
Letitia Watson
Luisa Clarice Cain
Lydia Mona Ochoa
Marci Eunice Thomas
Meagan West
Melisa Alta Brock
Misty Rosalyn Woodard
Nettie Carla Romero
Nola Parsons
Rosalyn Tabitha Payne
Rosie Gabrielle Price
Ruby Melisa Gilliam
Susanne Pearlie Lewis
Virginia Molina
Zelma Nina Witt

A Few Possible Places and Settings

Boise, Idaho
Los Angeles
Paris
Tokyo
Austin, Texas

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A Tokyo Spring filled with Cherry Blossoms.

What If…

…Charles Darwin was deliberately responsible for inter-dimensional travel?
…Copernicus lived in a world where the fall of Satan had never happened?
…Ghandi lived in a world where the fall of Satan had never happened?
…John Adams was deliberately responsible for the Cuban Missile Crisis?
…Paracelsius was directly responsible for supercomputers?
…Pythagoreas was responsible for giant robots?
…Robert Oppenheimer was actually Lewis Carrol?
…Stalin was directly responsible for holographic entertainment?
…the Battle of the Alamo had never happened?
…the Klondike Gold Rush happened after the fall of the Berlin Wall?

Story Idea – Wrestling with It

Story Idea – Wrestling with It

Story Idea

A female entrepreneur of workout videos wrestles with whether or not to get a boob job after a consultant tells her it would help the business. What does the entrepreneur do when her five-year-old daughter asks her whether she can get a boob job, too?

Possible Character Names

Aisha Tameka Hayes
Allyson Barlow
Beatrice Bobbi Mays
Beth Copeland
Camille Mai Ross
Chasity Cooper
Christina Long
Deana Aida Sharpe
Debora Horton
Deena Mathis
Dorothea Odonnell
Dorothy Boyle
Earline Pruitt
Earnestine Christina Stephens
Elizabeth Enid Manning
Elva Wheeler
Erika Alexandra Leonard
Esperanza Garrison
Essie Alexandria Richard
Eugenia Lee
Eugenia Roy
Felecia Ava Wilkerson
Gina Rosario
Gwendolyn Velasquez

Possible Settings

Madrid
Boston
New York City

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What If…

…Annie Oakley was connected to Saint Luke by secret science?
…Finn Mac Cumhail was indirectly responsible for the French Revolution?
…Kublai Khan lived at the same time as Marilyn Monroe?
…Lenin was deliberately responsible for holographic entertainment?
…Magellan had access to sorcery?
…Saint Francis switched places with Adam Smith?
…chemistry had been invented a hundred years earlier?
…the advent of Christianity happened after the rise of the Islamic Caliphate?
…the fall of Satan happened after the spread of Christianity?
…the fall of the Berlin Wall had never happened?