Characters in a story have a deep and dark place in their story arcs. We have them in our lives as well. Do you know yours, or better - the solution?
Limited resources requires different organizing methods. Quilt organizing for life and stories, takes what you have to create and function.
Contrast is taking two complete opposites and putting them together to accentuate the differences. The complementing is good in life, and in writing.
The world is full of crazies, foreigners, and people with different challenges. Most of them are still good people. Diversity is what makes them incredible.
We sometimes need help finding fuel to write. Here is a challenge to start with, emphasize the power of stories by writing a fable.