Certainty and creativity are not peas in the same pod.
Control and creativity are not peas in the same pod.
Relinquish control and allow a little destruction.
It will be just fine.
If you're worried about messing up, start by messing up. Tear the paper in half and invent a way to put it back together.
If you're afraid you won't be able to control the paint with your brush, forego the brush entirely and use your fingers.
If you're resisting the words because they aren't following the storyline you're clinging to, write single sentences, cut them apart, and rearrange them.
Seed a little destruction into the process to release attachment.
Follow what happens next. It may take you to unexpected places with your creativity.
Hear me say these words out loud: