Story is about interruption
Another one from Impro by Keith Johnstone:
If I say 'Make up a story,' then most people are paralysed.
Closing the loop.
The simplest form of storytelling.
Using Morning Pages to lead to spontaneity and free-writing
Take something off the shelf
How to deal with our “watcher at the gates” and write with spontaneity.
Use routines and interruptions to help build your story.
Using Reincorporation to Shape Your Story
Another tool for building your story.
Reincorporation: a trick for getting unstuck
A technique I'll use to get unstuck.