I'll be taking an internet break for about a week, to reconnect with the world outside my computer screen.
In the meantime, I recommend reading this interview with Gwenda Bond at Cynthia Leitich Smith's blog. Especially this part:
"But I also felt like I’d learned that working against some artificial clock wasn’t smart or productive or logical.
is no clock. There is only you, your own development as a writer, and
the support of the people you’re lucky enough to have in your corner."