Writers, 7 ways to avoid missing your deadline
The prose must go on! So, follow these steps to ensure you fulfill your commitments and make your deadlines.
I’ll never forget the time I ended up in the emergency room and was stuck in hospital for a week. (Long story; I’m fine now.) But the debacle caused me to miss a deadline. The client was the picture of understanding, but for me, a former daily newspaper editor, it was deeply embarrassing. I’ve always believed that writers, like performers, need to operate by the code “the show must go on”—illness, broken limbs, mechanical failure notwithstanding. I may be read more...
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