Nobody wants to write over the holidays. Much better to watch the snow, open a book, make some kind of warming cocktail involving rum.
Still, we all have our schedules to stick to. So make the holiday work for you.
Think about this line from Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory:
One by one the household emerges, looking as though they’d like to kill us both; but it’s Christmas, so they can’t…
Give it a shot. Just no using mistletoe as a plot device