What might your character—perhaps a new bride—find in the laundry?
Imagine the kind of abandon it takes to kick death in the ass. Put that in your sex scene.
Bring Shakespeare’s ideas to your character. Write a soliloquy for your protagonist.
The last time you had an ‘aha’ moment … how did it manifest itself?
Reputation is the shadow of character, said Lincoln. Write a scene that reflects each.
How does being a stranger in a strange land make a difference in your plot?
Poet Wendell Berry says there are only sacred places and desecrated places. Choose a setting from your WIP and write about it as each.
Rewrite a memorable scene from your own life—and use an eraser.
Why would someone want a delay … or be devastated by one?