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Monday, August 13, 2012

Perfection and Procrastination

There's a bit in the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice where Lydia is working on trimming a bonnet — and she tosses it away in frustration. That's how I feel sometimes. My only consolation is knowing that every creative person feels that way at times. Creative people are such perfectionists, which is greatly ironic if you think about it.

And I think that's part of the reason I haven't updated this blog. Writing is easy for me and fun for me; it doesn't feel like work. But I procrastinate posting anything because I want any words, photos, etc. to be perfect. That's something that will never happen. So maybe I'll just toss my bonnet away (metaphorically speaking, obviously) and plow ahead.

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