Step 1: Write that deadline down somewhere you can see it. Your phone. Your wall. All over your arms.
Step 2: Break your project into manageable chunks. Maybe just two pages a day. Maybe set a specific day aside just to write.
Step 3: Inevitably procrastinate
Step 4: Regret step 3
Step 5: Pretend that you “work better under pressure” when you know it’s a lie.
Step 6: Look at deadline.
Step 7: Accept your fate with what you’ve got
Step 8: Turn it in
Step 9: Promise that you’re never going to do this again.
Step 10: Search up self-help blogs for “Recovery for a Chronic Procrastinator”.