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Guest Post: Forget Perfection: Embrace Your Sh*t Pocket

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I am a reformed perfectionist. And it’s because of a shit pocket. When I emailed my second YA manuscript to my former agent, I was obsessed with perfection, a personality trait I expected within myself, but not with others. I read the manuscript out loud, nitpicked over lines, rearranged sentences, and debated over adjectives. Sometimes I spent hours on a paragraph to get it just right. After I hit Send, doubt seeped into my mind, […]