On the one hand, I've been trying for ages to write my script-format tag, without really suceeding. I have about the right number of words (~450 currently), but nothing like the story I wanted to tell with them. And looking at prompts from previous years, there've been loads that I'd love to get to write for. I really don't want to be voted out in the first round and lose my chance at getting to participate in these later rounds, where I know I can do much better. So at 4.30 am I gave up on this one, after poking my various scenarios for days and developing a really really annoying headache.
But on the other hand... well, I'm not really sure how I feel about using skips. It sort of feels like cheating, really... given that I know someone's going to be voted out this round, and given that I know it won't be me because of the aforementioned non-participation.
Actually, I haven't yet technically used my skip - I've only asked if I can. But it's 5.00 am. Right now, I'll take sleep over remaining in the LFWS, much as I would love to have both.