A short story idea: Tsukumogami

In early Japanese folklore, it was believed that after a service life of nearly one hundred years, household objects became alive and receive souls. They are called Tsukumogami.

What about a modern household? What objects have been around for that long? And if they came alive…what would happen?

Author: kate

Kate Coe is an editor, book reviewer and writer of fiction & fantasy. She writes the sparkpunk GreenSky series and blogs at writingandcoe.co.uk. When she's not working, she fills her spare time in between writing with web design, gaming, geeky cross-stitch and DIY (which may or may not involve destroying things). She also reads far fewer books that she would like to, but possibly more than she really has time for.