It’s been a stressful week for me, so no quippy intro this time, folks. Here’s your Idea to Steal for January.


Write a weird story where the main character slowly realizes they are imprisoned within a cycle of unfortunate yet mundane events. Bonus points if this cycle is a repeating pattern rather than a time loop. How did the main character get trapped in this cycle? Is there any hope of breaking it?

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