Saturday, March 1, 2014

Lava Storm Book 2: Mysterious Ship

Mysterious Ship (working title)
(Lava Storm In the Neighborhood Book 2 - from the series: 
Giant Tales Apocalypse 10-Minute Stories)

Launch Goal: Summer 2014
Deadline to email your story: May 15, 2014

3 Highlights: an appointment, a mysterious or magical ship, and a rock or asteroid

Theme:  Ambition

Setting Backstory:   

A while ago, your character was forced to cancel an appointment for some reason. You decide if the bridge went out, if they gave up, or if an evil entity is blocking the way, etc. For some reason (you decide) almost half of the ships on Earth have been destroyed. You decide if your character had something to do with the destruction, nothing to do with the destruction, or if your character can help stop another devastating destruction.

Setting:     you choose either in the sea, or on dry ground

(Suggestion – think about your own appointments you’ve been to or meetings you’ve been in and build on that.)

Submissions:  Send your story in an email attachment and paste it directly into the email as well -

It is not required, but you can take a look at the book 1 theme and highlights:
Theme: My Brother's Keeper
3 Highlights: lava rocks, first sign of wildlife, and a bully on the loose
Setting: (see the page for details)

Optional conflict for the brainiacs:

Our yellow sun sits at the center in this diagram. Earth’s orbit stands out in GREEN. The grey orbits are for Mercury, Venus, and Mars. Notice the orbit of a potentially hazardous asteroid (PHA) in ORANGE that crosses into Earth’s orbit.

1 comment:

  1. In the late 1980's there was an article in the New Scientist about a large spherical ball 3.5 times the mass of the Earth orbiting our sun. I have not heard any more of the object, I did contact the magazine, but they were too involved with doing things connected to Harry Potter