For those of you who love to read (and most everyone visiting here does) there's a site that gives excerpts from thousands of books. So, if you are inclined to take a peek inside your favorite author's work, check it out. There are all kinds of fun features to the site. And it's a great tool for teachers, too.
Then, for the writer who looks for the quirky, off-the-wall kind of plot ideas, check out this one.