THAT should convince you folks to try NaNoWriMo. It’s OKAY to suck. It’s OKAY to write badly. It doesn’t MATTER if what you’re writing is even publishable — the point is to write, to get past that Inner English Teacher Critic and WRITE.
I’m gonna be looking for you people to buddy me on the NaNoWriMo.org site. I’m Zenfrodo over there, too.