Perfection is the Enemy

Perfection is the enemy.

Don’t think that you are EVER going to get a manuscript PERFECT!

It is NOT going to happen.

You will misspell. You will break tense. You will forget that your protagonist’s hair is raven black, and call it canary yellow.

Don’t sweat it.

Perfection IS the enemy!

Get your first draft finished.

Read it.

Revise it.

Get the final draft done.

Don’t freaking try to get it perfect.

Perfection IS the enemy.

Listen to your drill sergeant!

 

Drill Sergeant

I’m closing in on completing a final draft of my very next Kindle Scout campaign – KELPIE DREAMS.

Kelpie-Dreams

I get done with this one and I need to jump right into my next project, the final draft of a YA Nova Scotia ghost story novel that I want to complete for my regional publisher.

Right now, I absolutely NEED this kind of drive and motivation.

And even after 40 years of writing – this final lap still comes with difficulty.

So do not beat yourself up when you face this point yourself.

Just remember.

Perfection IS the enemy.

PERFECTION

And if I am not enough motivation for you then give a listen to this dude who REALLY knows what he is talking about!

yours in storytelling,

Steve Vernon

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