Let's play Dictionary: Impossible.
Writers, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to take out your dictionary and flip through it, then stop on any page at random. Write down the first word you see. Repeat until you have a list of ten words.
Level 1: Create at least three novel titles using only the words on your list (a, an, the, and other simple words can be added for style.) You have five minutes to complete this level.
An Underproof Cocktail
Level 2: Create a story premise for the titles you've created from your list. If you get caught on this level, PBW will disavow any knowledge of you.
Borough Cemetery: Citizens of a fortified medieval city discover the victims of a strange plague won't stay in their graves.
An Underproof Cocktail: Farmer Bubba's miracle cherries were supposed to soak up the alcohol from the youngsters' drinks, not turn the teens into killer zombies.
The Nag: She knew he loved her; all he needed was a little half-hourly reminder to show it.
Excessive Nonage: How many times could one demi-goddess cheerleader turn sweet sixteen?
Steamroller Subculture: Homeboy heavy equipment operators battle a demon road crew paving the way to hell.
Level 3: Write an opening line for the title/story premises you've created. Should you decide to continue on with the mission, you have exactly thirty minutes to complete this level.
The Baron would have blamed it all on the gravediggers, but theirs were the first bodies left in pieces outside the city's gates.
An Underproof Cocktail
Seein' pictures of that college fella usin' clay teabags to soak up poison outta bad drinkin' water were what gave me the original idear.
She'd left him her phone number, written on his bathroom mirror in red lipstick along with a kiss-print and CALL ME LATER.
"Diana Hunter made the squad?" Heather, who had not, turned purple under her crystal rose blush. "She only moved to town like two minutes ago."
Bodeen climbed down from the barricade truck and walked over to inspect the surveyor's mangled, bloodstained tripod. "Somebody let Julio back up the dozer again?"
Level 4: Write the story to go with one of your opening lines, premises and titles. You may take as much time as you need, but remember that any idea may self-destruct in as little as ten seconds.
Level 5: Write the stories to go with all of them, and you win Dictionary: Impossible.