10 attributes of professional writers – #3: Meet the deadline

It seems to me that one crucial difference between a professional (in all senses of the word) writer and others is that the professional will always meet the deadline set by the editor. Sometimes, of course, this isn’t possible. For example, I was recently commissioned to write some articles about
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10 attributes of professional writers – #2: Work to exact word count

In the first post in this series, I made it clear that by “professional” I was referring to the strict definition of the word, ie that payment is made for your services. But there is also, of course, another meaning of “professional”, which is to behave and conduct oneself in a particular way.
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