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Give yourself time

A little can go a long way.

David Gane
David Gane

A little extra time can make all the difference when working on a deadline.

It gives you a chance for one more read, a few more edits, and the opportunity to rewrite your weakest section.

Maybe it means you start earlier, do a little bit each day, or get the first down a little faster. You know your schedule and carve out the time.

Ultimately, it may help turn good into great or, at least, keep it from being ordinary and forgotten.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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