Posts Tagged: perfectionism

It’s Just Reality: Talking with Meaghan O’Connell

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Meaghan O’Connell discusses her new memoir, And Now We Have Everything, perfectionism in motherhood and writing, and being pregnant again.

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Making Sense of the World: A Conversation with Dessa

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Dessa discusses her recently released album, Chime, where she stands on the intersection of poetry and performance, and self-care for busy artists.

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Heather Havrilesky

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We are in a chaotic mess of a world, and our lives are going to be chaotic messes no matter how victorious and shiny we manage to become.

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The Rumpus Interview with Sanae Ishida

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Sanae Ishida discusses her debut children’s book, Little Kunoichi, The Ninja Girl, embracing her creativity after years in the corporate world, and finding inspiration in her young daughter.

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Choosing Words Carefully

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The Millions posted an essay on the eternal writer’s dilemma to craft the perfect book and the elusive nature of perfectionism. For writers, readers or anybody with compulsive tendencies, choosing to dedicate time to a book is a difficult decision. But there’s always this to meditate on: “In this way, as in so many others, […]

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