Today, go to the Newest Articles section of the front page of Wikipedia.
- Choose one. Scan the titles, stop at the first one that grabs you and click. Don’t second-guess yourself.
- Read the article. As you read, look for some detail or phrase or idea that strikes you.
- Write your story. Don’t try to retell the story as it was told in the article. Focus on the idea or detail that caught your imagination. Turn that into a story.