I’m a big fan of writing as much as you can in the shortest time possible. It just seems to open up new avenues of creative thought. What a rush!
This article by Scott Young about jacking up the creative output is just what the writing doctor ordered:
Ideas are not zero-sum. Having one idea doesn’t reduce the amount of ideas you are able to produce. Boosting your creative output requires changing how you channel attention. It has nothing to do with depleting an imaginary idea-bank inside your brain.