Well, in the light of how 2016 went for those of us in the UK and the US, it seemed impossible to avoid …
So, step right up, let your imaginations run riot and let’s hear your tales of disaster, in no more than 1,000 words.
Deadline for submission is 2pm on Friday, 6th January 2017.
A reminder to new readers/writers, please post on your own site and add a link in the comments section below. If you don’t have your own blog or similar outlet, do send us your story via the contact form on the About page and we’ll post for you, with an appropriate by-line. Two caveats if you want to go down this route: if you want to retain the copyright, then you will need to state this, and this is a family show, so we reserve the right not to post anything that strays into NSFW or offends against ‘common decency’.