Write about how a package is mailed to your main character.
This exercise may evoke memory by reminding you of something that happened in a particular place. Explore an addiction you had or currently have. The only problem is that your main character was born the natural way…with every emotion intact.
Cancer is nothing more than an old nightmare. Someone left their bag on the bus. Those syllable poems that have a touch of nature and a hint of epiphany in them?
Your character and their brother have always been best friends. Are those assumptions valid? Now your main character must navigate a world where governments no longer exist, money is useless, and survival is the only objective.
Your character is one of many attempting to board a ship set for a new in-ocean settlement. Write about how your main character lives in a society of slavery.
Describe their cruelty to you, and try to write yourself into an understanding of why they might have done it.