Random Generators and Writer's Block
Writer’s block has be to one of the worse feelings a creative person can feel: the deep and burning desire to create frustrated by the inability to connect any two words or ideas in any coherent fashion.
When I get stumped I like to resort to the completely random. For example, I will often spin the story wheel in Dramatica, but I realize that is not an easy program to acquire. No worries, there are a number of great free randomizers out there. Here are a couple great resources:
Language is a Virus has a great crop of tools for curing Writer's Block.
…and links to other random generators. These would be great to use when you need to generate statistics for a story or a game you are running.