That's why writing prompts are so important. They help you start your story and give you a nudge towards a certain genre.
I don't always use a prompt, but they come in handy for writing exercises and freewriting.
Try this and let me know how it works:
I was running late for work when I saw the traffic light turn red. I slammed on my brakes and smacked the steering wheel in frustration with my hand. Should have left the house earlier! Then, a flash of movement caught my eye. I turned my head and saw...
*See if you can end your story with this sentence:
I never made it to work that day.
Gotta start the laundry.
Return a call.
Go to the store.
Wash the dishes.
Read a chapter of...whatever.
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