One of my favorite quotes is by Samuel Silas Curry, a turn of the century speech teacher, “There is nothing so encouraging as good criticism.” He goes on to say that good criticism simply compares the actual with the ideal. Vicky@collegeparentcentral commenting on my post Confidence in the Face of Criticism Thank you for sharing […]Read More »
Do you struggle with perfectionism?
Posts which address the impact of perfectionism on you and your work, and provide strategies for dealing with it.
Shortly after I wrote about dealing with your Inner Perfectionist, I read this piece on Refinement vs Perfectionism Cairene MacDonald at Third Hand Works addressing the same issue. Cairene has generously allowed me to share her thoughts here. Refinement serves the work. Refinement is that process of adding only what’s needed and removing everything that’s not. […]Read More »
Do you have an Inner Perfectionist? Your Inner Perfectionist can be really helpful and probably has been at various points in your career. They make sure you do your best work. Help you through the end game of writing in which all the big ideas are there and you need to make it really shine. […]Read More »