Suffering from writer’s block or need to add some spunk to your writing? The problem may be that you need to change up your routine.
To that end, try this tip: Stories consist of many different bits: dialogue, the main character doing something, that character’s thought, another character doing something to the main character, a description of the setting, just to name only a few. Take a story you are stuck on and write a potential next line using each of these five approaches. Does one of them give you a good idea about how to take the story forward?