I work well under pressure. I respond to deadlines. Crunched time. Like caffeine or adrenalin, an actual body response.
Tomorrow I have a date with my writing. An actual carved out time, date with myself and my writing.
When I told a friend my biggest challenge with this deadline is that the work feels shapeless, she sent me this brilliant piece by Alexander Chee.
You must invent something that fits the shape of what you know.