Write a poem or short fiction piece in a surreal or magic realism style. This genre introduces supernatural or unbelievable events or abilities into in an otherwise everyday realistic environment. (However you define that!)
Option #1: Write a new piece.
Option #2: Take an existing piece and add a supernatural element to it.
Need more inspiration? Try one of these options.
A child comes home from school to discover his twin brother in his bedroom. When he left for school that day, he didn’t have a twin brother.
An urban community garden produces vegetables no one planted and no one recognizes. What happens when an 80-year-old woman takes some home and makes vegetable soup?
A janitor spills a new cleaning solution on her hands and discovers she can read people’s thoughts. Or heal people’s illnesses. Or …?
A character wakes up to find he’s turned into a cockroach. (Oh wait, that’s been done.)