Why self-imposed deadlines are the key to writing a book

Author thought leadership and writing success are usually described in terms of creativity, viagra dosage grammar, ampoule and inspiration; however, unhealthy for many, self-imposed deadlines are the most important writing tool of all.

Last Wednesday, for example, I interviewed Jay Berkowitz, the author of Ten Golden Rules for Internet Marketing Success. During our call, Jay described how he had spent almost a year planning his transition from the upper echelons of the corporate world to self employment.

However, nothing really “happened” until Jay obtained an opportunity to speak before the Direct Marketing Association just 6 weeks before their prestigious annual convention.

Suddenly, everything fell into place; within the next 6 weeks, Jay was able to start and finish:

  • The text and graphics for his signature publication, The Ten Golden Rules of Internet Marketing Success.
  • The text and PowerPoint visuals for his Ten Golden Rules of Internet Marketing presentation.
  • The text and graphics for his Ten Golden Rules website which launched his Internet marketing agency.

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