Yay! I just finished two things I’d promised to do (one on time, one very, very late.) But in managing to finish those two things, I accidentally let my post for today slip my mind until I woke up this morning. Which got me to thinking about deadlines.

When you start writing for publication, you’re going to face deadlines. These are the dates on which the editor must have your work turned in so that things can move along to the next phase of a project. Remember back in the day when you were in school? One of the life skills you should have taken away is the importance of being on time. Deadlines may seem arbitrary, especially if you’re not directly involved in the process past the writing portion, but believe me, they’re necessary. I sometimes set deadlines of my own when working here on MW. Whenever we have […]

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