Of Perfectionists and Making Mistakes

It's only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose.

If you’re making mistakes, it means you’re out there doing something. And the mistakes in themselves can be useful. – Neil Gaiman, “Make Good Art”

Mistakes are good things. They’re also incredibly hard for the perfectionist to make. The perfectionist desires and loves control. She wants to know the outcomes before the outcomes arrive. She wants to tread safely.

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Write Right: 6 Troublesome Word Pairs

Write Right Talks about Writing Right

It never fails. After you send an email newsletter, you inevitably catch a typo or someone makes you aware of one. “You used the wrong word,” your boss says. It’s frustrating, but it’s Murphy’s Law. It always happens.*

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Write Right Shares a Spoonful of Sugar

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