Don’t always rush to delete the outtakes. Stop for a moment and see if they can inspire your writing in any way.
Each place has its own smell, that aroma that’s carried along by the breeze or suspended in a stuffy space. Even the apparent absence of smell has an aroma, if you stop to consider it. What does your current scene smell like?
Don’t just tell your readers that the setting is peaceful. Show it, in all its glorious details.
Pay special attention to textures in your writing today.