Top Ten Lists
One of the strategies I use in my personal writing is making a list. Not only do I use this strategy for brainstorming a topic, but I use it to create beginning sentences, ending sentences, and details in between.
It's also my favorite writing strategy I use in teaching.
Here is a post called "10 Ways to Use Top Ten Lists Freebie," and of course you can pick up the freebie while you are there.