Sunday, 20 September 2009

Not going to the wire

A month or two ago I suggested an article to an editor which they said they were interested in (always a good start.) However they had changed their requirements and my article would need a bit of tweaking to fit them. They said that if I was willing to do that tweaking they would like me to resubmit in the new year. Of course I was more than happy to tweak and that is what I have been doing this morning. I am happy to report that I have the word count where it needs to be and I think that the tone is right. And it's not even the end of September yet. Hows that for beating a deadline.
BTW well done to everyone running in The Great North Run today. JD I was there with you in spirit.

8 comments:

Lily Sheehan said...

It's good to be ahead of schedule. I'm hoping to beat my deadline as well (not that it was the original dead line but anyway).

Jarmara Falconer said...

Great News well done you, Colette. Best of luck with your article.

Colette said...

My deadlines are always flexible lily so it feels good not to have to move one. Good luck meeting yours - I'm sure you'll do it.
Thanks Jarmara I'll be keeping my fingers crossed.

Fia said...

You're very good. I tend to do everything the night before the deadline because I need the pressure. Sadly this rarely pays off.

Colette said...

I'd like to be able to say that I was always this way Fia but I would be telling an untruth.

Bluestocking Mum said...

There's nothing worse than being under pressure - I've stayed away from articles so far for that reason as I'm not good with stress. Good for you. It's so good to be organised.

Best wishes with it.

Colette said...

I don't do many articles BSM but I would like to do more. There are far more markets for one thing.

Kate said...

Well done on being ahead of schedule! Good luck with all the writing Kate x