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56 ideas in 56 days

Last year I did a little project - 56 ideas in 56 days. Each day I would write down a story idea in my notebook. I finally compiled the ideas for everyone to see! I hope you like them! If formatting ends up weird, please check out this link instead.






1
First Contact: The Io
2
Girl finds out she's an alien
3
A woman must help each of her past selves in turn
4
The trilbies develop a taste for unwashed flesh. In which the dudebros are devoured by their own shitty hats.
5
Every night ghosts gather around an old well in a girl's backyard.
6
There is a silver bird that will tell you a true answer to any question - but just one.
7
The keys on a keyring make a door open to all sorts of fantastical places - but something comes in when you use the wrong one
8
The head of the yearbook committee falls in love with a school outcast and accidentally makes them a star
9
A spaceship discovers that earth is actually a fake set
10
A zoo where some animals are only visible to the new zookeeper. Example: white pelican/pigeon birds with huge eyes and near flat, hard to see beaks.
11
Dogs return to their home planet
12
A man finds himself victim of a strange Hollywood-based cult and his wife must avenge him.
13
A new wonder-drug takes the world by storm but attempts to profit off it may ruin everything.
14
You can exchange time off your full lifespan for the instant reward of learning or improving yourself with the time exchanged but you don't know how long you were scheduled to live originally
15
You get a wish for every flower you eat off a magic tree - but you lose years of your life and the tree is nearly barren
16
Dinosaurs are back - and are running for election
17
Alien invasion is goes well for aliens until they take our internet - so we take their heads
18
A witch who suffers from too-effective spells retreats to the countryside with his part-fae daughter where mishaps keep happening, requiring him to build golems to keep up. Then his new apprentice arrives.
19
Children with powers form a strange underground army led by children who have mutated far beyond human.
20
A woman is accidentally split into exact doubles. They must decide who - or both - of them must embark on a new life.
21
A woman can do great deeds to improve the world - but only if she matches each one with an evil deed.
22
A politically advanced spacefaring woman is trapped on a small ship with two barbarian princesses who demand she teaches them science.
23
A seed from Snow White's apple is planted in a small village.
24
The only woman living in a fake town.
25
A woman works to reverse engineer an alien ship that crashed on earth.
26
A star captain on tour for her new memoirs runs into complications when it turns out the memoirs may not be entirely true.
27
Detective in 20s is trailing what she thinks is a cheating husband but turns out to be a cult dedicated to an alien trying to get a foothold on earth.
28
Through an alien scheme to get earth cheap, aliens kidnap a raccoon and a deer, infect them with intelligence, and claim they are earth's spokesmen.
29
A young girl finds a race of mouse-sized horses living in her backyard.
30
After one twin is miscarried, a woman notices that her surviving daughter's shadow doesn't sync up.
31
A woman is walking home one day when a face smiles up from a storm drain.
32
Pigeons suddenly start fleeing the cities.
33
Squirrels start building an ark and try to herd two humans on.
34
A detective finds out a serial killer may be her long-missing grandmother.
35
A woman can weave blessings and curses into hair.
36
A winding weed takes over an entire hotel.
37
A girl can breathe life into replicas of living objects.
38
A girl who can find any missing thing discovers a child has been kidnapped by fairies.
39
A girl finds a genuine fairy ring in her backyard but accidentally ends up poisoning the fairy world.
40
A gossip columnist desperate for more readers starts making up outlandish rumours - but then they start coming true.
41
A ginger cat must deal with the family dog to notify the Chosen One of who she is.
42
A woman gets anything she wishes for - as long as it's pointless.
43
A black horse appears every time before a tragedy.
44
A button on a girl's vest mistakenly gets her involved with a secret society.
45
A woman accidentally plants a dryad in her garden.
46
A girl defies her religion and goes to space.
47
It turns out Alberta still has live dinosaurs.
48
A CEO plans to artificially create oil using invasive animals, plants - and the homeless.
49
A woman thinks they've been adding laugh-tracks to her sitcom in post - but it turns out there's ghosts in the studio
50
A girl decides to pirate her history textbook but gets one that's set fifty years in the future - and it's coming true.
51
A woman is cured and revived from cryo hundreds of years in the future - because alien archaeologists need her help to avert a disaster
52
A woman gets involved in a get rich scheme bringing toys to life but discovers a horrible secret
53
Birds are devolving back to dinosaurs
54
A zoo becomes haunted by animals past.
55
A bear offers to grant wishes to passing hunters but eats them instead.
56
A thousand years after the last humans die, a ghost befriends an alien.
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