Jeff Ford it says and then (crossed out) write the hardest story you know how.
I can only speculate that this is some piece of writing advice I heard from Jeff, that I was going to try it myself, and then that I decided that this was what I do pretty much every time anyway.
Mysterious Benedicts Society (YA -- recommended by Peggy Rae)
Then a shopping list.
Then a picture clipped from an alternate art magazine, with a post office sticker on it, simply so I'd have made a change on it. No improvement, really.