Russell W. Libonati
It's probably not a good way to do it, but I start writing a new book. It's hard to go back to the first one, but I have to just keep thinking about what I might do to get through that section. I think about it on the way to work or when I'm doing something tedious. Sometimes, I get the answer from a movie I'm watching, a book I'm reading, something someone says or even from writing on the second book. Since I already know the framework for the story (I never start a book without knowing the whole outline), I usually get excited after getting past the hard part and it flows again. Being excited about an idea is the best muse.