Consider all the pieces you need to include, and find out why finishing your assignment early—yes, early—pays off. If you follow the tips in this course, you can do it.
- One of the best things about deadlines is…that they prevent you from fussing too long…over a piece at the end.…Tweaking this and that, fretting that it could still be…just a little bit better, because it's due,…and it's time, and you have to let it go.…When you submit your writing to your editor…or supervisor, there are a few things to consider.…First, do you have any images to submit with the piece?…If so, attach them to the email…or share them using Dropbox or another cloud-based service.…Next, let them know how to reach you,…and the best times, over the next few days…if they have questions about the piece.…
This is a good time to double-check publication details.…When and where will it be used,…and how can you access it, if it's online.…This is not the time or place…to make extended explanations for anything in the writing.…A well-written piece should be self-explanatory,…but if something in the text…absolutely requires an explanation,…add a note or comment in the document itself.…Now, I'm gonna tell you something that's going…
- Identify one thing you should do early on in your timeline.
- Explain how to zoom in on your main message.
- Recall the best way to protect your Einstein window.
- Recognize why you shouldn’t keep chasing that “better idea” once you’re deep into the writing process.
- Explain how to be remembered as the writer who makes deadlines look easy.