Sometimes we need to loosen up our writing by doing straightforward things.
Complete the following sentence. As I waited at the bus stop, standing next to me in the queue was...
Let your imagination go. Or remember a time you stood in a bus queue.
You don't have to show this to anybody You can delete everything you write. Or you can use the idea as a basis for a story.
This exercise is taken from my book The Writer's little book of Big Ideas. To see more about the book go to the home page. http://www.writerslittlebook.co.uk/