Writers are free to make use of any creativity technique they can think of. Brainwriting and Mind Mapping, for example, are well known.
Another intriguing technique is incorporating chance, i.e. random thoughts, into your creative process in order to trigger ideas. In a previous post I have suggested using chance cards when being stuck in creating a plot.
Picking cards? Are you serious?
Well, when thinking about ideas for your plot, you should never be too serious.
I am happy to introduce today a special service for you:
You can, virtually, pick a chance card by going to this page.
Whenever you need a new idea for your novel, feel free to come back and pick another card. Or just drop by and play with it.