Sometimes you don’t have to work too hard for some of them. A few years ago I was booked to play a show. There were a lot of people on the bill, and things weren’t staying on schedule. Hey it happens. So my time get pushed back, I have other things to do that I day. So I go get them done.
As you might have guessed I pushed back, more than once. In the end, I was offered the opportunity to play for 5 minutes to wrap up the show. I declined, went home, and wrote.