First, I listed my fears. Then I listed my resentments. I asked myself what I stand to gain from not completing the work. Finally, I wrote out the deal from the book:
Okay, Creative Force, you take care of the quality, I'll take care of the quantity.Now fully committed, I sat down with item one from my list in mind and started writing. I produced over 5,000 words in one sitting, the best output I've had for quite a while. It's not just quantity; a cursory read back has revealed a few good quality sections that I'm happy with.
I feel ready to start work on some of the new projects on my list.