A physical location, or a state of mind; both are places to consider when preparing to write, and for characters to experience.
Holidays are crazy, but you can incorporate your writing to keep the habit, and to actually enrich the wonderful time of year!
Certain things trigger imagination and creativity, so how can we encourage the potential and possibilities for creating and imagining?
A plot has a number of different meanings, and consists of different parts. Plan your story with plot type, plot structure, and story.
Generating creativity is done by simply asking "What if . . ?" and then taking those ideas and making solutions out of them.