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DEADLINE: IMPOSSIBLE by Deborah Riley-Magnus

Is there anything more terrifying than a looming deadline? Whether it’s a weight loss goal before bikini season, tax fear of April 15th, or a publishing deadline, it can rattle the nerves in ways that seriously mess up our stomach for weeks. Just think about the deadlines we put on ourselves. Getting to work on …
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Deadlines and the Creative Process—Friends or Enemies? by Juliet Chastain

To many of us—including me at one time—the creative process is some magical thing that happens out of the blue. For writers, the muse descends and words flow effortlessly from keyboard or pen to screen or page. And something as crass as a deadline, would damage that process and scare off the muse. I’m here …