Swinging in California

A story idea…

In California, a woman falls in love in love with a man fifteen years younger. What do they talk about when they go swing dancing together, and how does he persuade her that he’s not too young for her?

Another story idea…

A young female scientist discovers that a genetically modified beetle has the capability of spreading autism to fetuses through its feces. How does the corporation who designed the beetle try to silence her, and what is she willing to do to spread the word?

A few character names to use…

  • Norman Knight
  • Lani Godbehere
  • Umberto Green
  • Barb Dwyer
  • Sergeant Ray Stiller
  • Justin Palo

Some of my favorite sentences…

A sudden warm rainstorm washes down in sweet hyphens.

– J.M. Ledger

The sky, at sunset, looked like a carnivorous flower.

– Roberto Bolano

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