Hey all, its been quite a while since I've been here, but I was hoping this more active community would help me develop these ideas. Needless to say, they've been itches I've been wanting to scratch for quite some time. Please PM me if anything here interests you? They are in no particular order of importance:
Fish out of Water
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The Savage Princess
This story I imagine to be a mixture of... to put it simply, the Fallout post-apocalyptic environment and the Daenerys storyline from Game of Thrones.
The female character escapes from her community after a coup kills the rest of her family, running into the wilderness with nothing to her but her life. She nearly dies at the hands of a group of stimmed-up scavengers, but is saved by something potentially worse: the leader of an organized wasteland gang. She is then inducted into the life of this gang, having nothing to return to, and nowhere to run.
At the beginning I could see there being some hard scenes to write, as she will need to acclimate herself to the entirely new, harsh culture of the "wasteland badguys" that she's found herself with. Their culture is brutish and murderous, but has a strange strain of loyalty underneath the grime (a commodity usually bought with blood or sex.) But eventually I see her character growing to accept, and even embrace the gang, and her dangerous role as the "First Lady" of a group of roving marauders.
No One Knows What We Do
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The Seven Year Itch
This story could be a challenge for two writers who don't have a lot of experience together, but could also be really fun, at least how I imagine it.
The rough premise I have in my head is a married couple, several years into their marriage at least, who have gotten very... accustomed to eachother. You might even say "bored," and one day after realizing just how much of a routine they've developed in everything, they decide that they both would rather spice it up than let things continue as they are.
This one could include anything, and I really hope someone sees it and either has something in mind, or is willing to take a risk and roll with it, however edgy (or mundane) it may end up being. "Nothing ventured, nothing gained," you know?
With this story I will also say that my likes/dislikes can be totally, completely disregarded. I'm much more interested in writing an interesting story than limiting it by saying "eew, I don't want to write that." - Take that as you may.
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The Offer You Literally Cannot Refuse
Any fan of Criminal Minds will recognize the basic premise: A husband and infertile wife look for and abduct a young, fertile woman to conceive with the husband and bear them a child.
The twists come in the characters and details, all of which are completely negotiable - The husband is not a psychotic killer, just pushed to the edge (and way far over it) by trying to please a fixated wife who can think of nothing else but rearing a child. He is a former labor and delivery specialist doctor (the reason for his disbarment undisclosed) and she his college sweetheart. I believe the main character to be written would be the abductee, with the wife character either being a shared property, or exclusively one person's (i'm fine with either.)
I imagine them not locking the abducted girl in the basement, giving her free reign of the house, but they live in a very, very remote area, leaving her really nowhere to go and no one to hear her if she screams. Again, more details are up to the partner (if someone PMs me about writing it.)
Video Guy Ai
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The Defective Dream Guy
As the first title could give away, I imagine this shard to start out as a twist on the story of the classic japanese story "Video Girl Ai" - but where it ends is really up to whoever wants to fiddle with this story with me. The basic premise though - all of which could be changed, of course - follows:
Distraught over a broken heart, but sure that the guy she's pining after is better off with his new girl, F decides to work out her sorrows with a good old-fashioned internet porn session. Pulling open her browser, a video pops up immediately, striking her fancy by claiming to be "an erotic adventure that will fulfill your every fantasy." Suitably intrigued, she plays it, thinking it will probably end up being a normal porn vid - until the male character, every scandalous, scrumptious inch of him, climbs out of her laptop screen and into her life. His name is Ai, and thanks to an old, virus-ridden, almost broken laptop, his personality has come out a little... glitchy. Still, it's his job to help her feel better any way he possibly can.