Writer Igniter

Use this site to get ideas and inspiration (ignite a fire) for creative writing. Shuffle and get a random character, situation, prop, and setting.

This is a combination that’s certainly been done before:

This one seems very much within the realm of possibility:


That one made me think of “Back to the Future”.

A very odd combination:


Today is 7/10 — which can be read as “natto” so it has become natto day, one of the “faux-lidays” Japan is so famous for.

Others: 11/11 is Pocky Day and here’s something about Meat Day and Cat Day, and here’s a list of many more. The humor is something akin to Star Wars Day (“May the 4th be with you.”)

Natto is inexpensive and healthy, but it’s definitely an acquired taste. And if you’re not a fan, maybe try something more palatable like natto spring rolls. Here’s a recipe.

What’s your favorite way to eat natto?

What other “faux-lidays” do you know about?