Still looking for some inspiration for your entry to the The Momaya Press Short Story 2013 Competition? We’re accepting entries on any topic related to music (deadline: 30 April 2013).
Here are some ideas:
People around the world have been using music for millenia to alter their states of consciousness and enter trance-states. Imagine the young shaman, training with a rattle or drum, learning new chants, the power that the music would hold in his mind, the doors it could unlock. Or, what if the power and beauty of someone’s voice held the key to changing anyone and everyone’s mind? What if every word they sang would be followed as an order?