Why procrastinators procratinate. A time story
Sometimes, we just take our time. In so doing, sometimes we miss important deadlines, but sometimes we also find new interesting ways of doing things by wasting our time. So giving time to time may not be a complete loss of time.
Procrastination can be deadly, but can also bring in a valuable ally: time. And since time is of the essence when it comes to creativity then maybe procrastination (or at least a degree of it) can become part of a creative process.
Knowing how it works can certainly help muster the beast; I found a funny way of putting it that you can read here.