Freaky Fêtes & Festivals

A Prompt for 13 Days of Dark and Weird

Focus on something worth getting excited about and write a weird method of tribute. Or dive deeper into your demented imagination, and tell us about a group of people who hold freaky festival for dark purposes — perhaps against societal norms or maybe against their will.

As inspiration, I leave you with some strange real-world examples:


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J. Brandon Lowry

J. Brandon Lowry


Nomadic PhD and full-time writer. Topics: Writing, Fiction, and Poetry. Editor at Forge Editing Services: