We don't often talk about how much bad writing one has to do to get to the good stuff.
We also don't talk about the quality of steadiness, how important that is.
When I'm cranking hard on a novel, I try to write three pages every day. This consistency helps me stay in the world of the book. I carry the story with me for the rest of the day, I sleep with it, and in the morning I'm ready to write a few more pages.
I can hardly wait to read one of Marsha's sonnets. Or see a character from Ron's challenge come to life in a story.