Log onto Writer'sDigest.com and choose a "prompt" to get your juices flowing. Here are some I've selected. I'll be back later with my story.
You were recently laid off. Instead of moping around, you've viewed it as a chance to start fresh. Pick a new career and write about your first day on the job.
You've been hired by a bumper sticker manufacturer to come up with ideas. Write a clever or witty phrase you'd love to see on a bumper sticker. (If you want, write several.)
Write about an intense game of Scrabble that takes an ugly turn for the worse.
Write an apology letter to yourself for not taking a chance you wish you would have—whether it be in love, work, your writing career or even something silly.