I have been sitting here these past few days, and lying awake at night, trying (and I am sure, way too hard) to formulate fantastical ideas in my head. I have been working fictional conversations between dreamed-up characters. Little ideas grow, and then suddenly pop like bubbles and disappear.
Go read the whole thing. It’s worth it: http://jgrubb-manna.blogspot.com/2010/11/nanowrimo.html