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Last Chance...

... to enter the Wild Atlantic Writing Awards.

Deadline: midnight, Thursday, December 10.


They can be the bane of our lives. Or the vital spark that causes our creative juices to gurgle and flow.

Here is a mixed bag of quotes on their very nature.

Choose one that best suits you.

And remember.

Deadline for our Wild Atlantic Writing Awards is this week. Midnight (Irish time) Thursday, December 10th to be exact.

With 1,000 euro in prize money at stake, can you write 500 words over the next four days?

Why not give it a go? You may regret it if you don’t.


“If we didn't have deadlines, we'd stagnate.” Walt Disney

“Like all writers, my greatest inspiration, my ultimate muse, is a deadline.” Dave Barry

“Deadlines have a lousy name. Call them live-lines instead. That´s what they are.” Seth Godin

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” Douglas Adams

“I am a person who works well under pressure. In fact, I work so well under pressure that at times, I will procrastinate in order to create this pressure.” Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

“Dreams without deadlines are dead in the water. Deadlines are really lifelines to achieving our goals.” Mark Batterson

“Wasted strokes, like missed deadlines, are preventable and costly.” Lorii Myers

“Without deadlines, nothing get done.” Lailah Gifty Akita

“Deadlines are things that we pass through on the way to finishing.” Peter Gabriel

“A goal without a deadline is just a dream.” Robert Herjavec


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