I was struggling mightily with some copy I had to write the other day. (Question: Is it technically “struggling” if you’re just avoiding it altogether?)
What finally worked: I created a large-font header that appeared at the top of every page of the document–
REALLY SHITTY FIRST DRAFT
It worked like a charm–or better, a potent laxative. The words just flowed out of my head and down my leg onto the page.