Zelda's Inferno exercise: use one or more of the following phrases (randomly selected from a newspaper) as a base, and write from it:
meandering local roads twist and turn
the ability to be by themselves
guaranteed room upgrade
the only detail that stands out
people drew lots to find out
the local roads twist and turn and you can't see where you're going, what's
around the corner, a hill or a valley or a big truck coming
the other way or a deer standing in the middle of the pavement or...
the local roads twist and turn like the small intestine, like their job was to
absorb you rather than to get you from one place to another,
so that by the time you get to the end all the nutrients would be drained from you...