Apple-Obsessed Author Fella

Flash Fiction Challenge: The SubGenre Blender Spins Again

IT IS TIME ONCE AGAIN. We shall force subgenres to have little story babies.

I will give you 20 subgenres. You will pick two from the list either using a d20 or random number generator (or use tea leaves or badger guts or something), then you will write a short story that mashes up those two subgenres.

Length: We’ll say 2000 words.

Due by: Next Friday (8/12), noon EST.

Post at your online space.

Link to it in the comments below. So we can all read it!


  1. Kaiju
  2. Cli-Fi (Climate Change Fiction)
  3. Gothic
  4. Shapeshifter
  5. Weird West
  6. Fairy Tale or Fable
  7. Body Horror
  8. Sword & Sorcery
  9. Whodunit?
  10. Military Sci-Fi
  11. Comic Fantasy
  12. Creature Feature
  13. Superhero
  14. Bodice Ripper
  15. Heist / Caper
  16. Magical Realism
  17. Parallel Universe
  18. Noir
  19. Time Travel
  20. Musical