Write a solarpunk story based on this cutie! Solarpunk is defined as “a genre and art movement that envisions how the future might look if humanity succeeded in solving major contemporary challenges with an emphasis on sustainability, climate change and pollution.” To read the story from Australian Geographic, click here.
Vernard S. Fields Talks Filmmaking
Filmmaker Vernard S. Fields of the Black Cincinnati Cinema Collective recently released his horror short film Jumper Guy, which one “Best Screamplay” at the 2021 Cincinnati Fright Film Competition. Midwest BSFA talked to him about the film, his favorite films and filmmakers, and his path to filmmaking.Continue reading “Vernard S. Fields Talks Filmmaking”
Wednesday Nite Write: The Devil?
Create a story inspired by this album cover. (To see Foolio’s “Handle Business” video, click here.)
SAVE THE DATE: Black Fae Day 2022 Meetup
You’ve got four months to plan your outfit for Midwest BSFA’s 2022 Black Fae Day meetup on May 14! According to the BFD creator, this year’s theme is “Land vs. Sea”! Are you an elf or a mermaid? An orc or a siren? Whatever you’re choosing, you’d better get kraken! (Get it? Kraken? OK, we’ll see ourselves out.)
Wednesday Nite Write: Lifeforms
Write a story based on this photo of myxomycetes, which can move and hunt for prey or look for the best environment for them. They’re born from spores, like mushrooms, and their movements seem to be dependent on microfibrils that remember the fibers of the muscles. These ′′ blobs ′′ crawl (at a speed of 1 cm per hour), consuming phagocusing bacteria, algae, yeasts, protozoa and other organic material; they digest them and expel the remains outside.
Wednesday Nite Write: Screen Time
Create a story with a lickable screen as an element. To read the full story, go to The Verge‘s website.