The trouble with being a perfectionist

Are you a writer-perfectionist? Here are some ways that I knew I was: I had to ask one of my bridesmaids for a pen five minutes before I walked down the aisle because two sentences in my wedding vows were “redundant.” I once copyedited the text on a napkin. That’s right, a napkin. (I resisted […]

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The ‘Secret’ of Writing: Write

Wait, that can’t be right? Can it? After a long hiatus, I’m returning to LJ *sound of trumpets*, a little ragged and weary after a whirlwind end of the semester. While I absolutely love teaching writing, the amount of feedback I give my students could trigger carpal tunnel, and it certainly keeps me up until […]

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