Write a story in which the main character seeks freedom without using the word “freedom.” Perhaps they’re in a prison or a bad relationship, maybe they’re on a deserted island or stuck in a mind-numbing job. Establish your character, what the seek freedom from, and in this story, let today be the day they find that freedom.
Give this exercise fifteen minutes of your time. If you have the day off, give this exercise thirty minutes of your time.
Write it up and see what happens.