You finally have a moment to write, but what to do with your limited time? Here’s a practical prompt to kickstart the story you’re working on right now. The clock is ticking, people. Start writing.
PROMPT: Up the conflict in your story. Go back to the last scene you wrote. List five twists that would have made things worse for your character. Now rewrite the scene using one—or more—of those ideas and see if it raises the stakes of your story.