Here's a cool option to these challenges - or an addition for those of you really trying to broaden your skills. Learn screenwriting!
It's an online course taught by an NYU Film School professor, and you just need to work through the modules to produce a script for a short film. This is an opportunity for you to not only learn scriptwriting, but to get your creative vibe on and write a film.
Check it out, and if you start this, let me know! Here's No Film School's article about this, and here's the direct link below.