The Power of Urgency: How Deadlines Unlock Your Writing Potential

Deadlines are a self-imposed prison that can help you accomplish more than you ever thought possible.

-Tim Fargo

An outline is a fence around your creativity.

A deadline is a fence around your time that focuses you to meet your creative goal.

Both are essential to your published book.

If you view deadlines negatively, I encourage you to test a new perspective.

Think back to the last time you went on holidays. How much did you accomplish at your job on that last day?

I’m never more inspired or focused than when a deadline looms over my head.

Deadlines can unlock your potential and boost your output – if you embrace them and refuse to kick them down the road.

Deadlines create a sense of urgency that reinforces your commitment. They force you to focus and put in the hard required to turn your dream into a published book.

Set clear deadlines for every stage of your book.

The “Big 3” are First Draft, Final Draft and Publication Date.

But there are smaller daily deadlines to achieve as well.

How many words must you write to meet your first draft deadline? Share on X

How many days per week must you write, and how many hours per day must you write to achieve this?

Will you treat your writing appointments with the importance they deserve?

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