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Deadlines versus Perfectionism

Deadlines versus Perfectionism


Struggling to finish some leftover projects from 2013? Chill. It’s only January, and you are not alone.

Every time I try to make it really easy, I end up complicating it more because creativity always overrides reason.
—independent filmmaker James Rolfe, Angry Video Game Nerd Movie Update (December 30 2013 video)

Hell, even your editor feels the same way about your work.

We never have hope of achieving the perfect book…. We do, however, have hope of achieving the best reasonable text within the constraints given to us as editors.
— a veteran editor I know, who still wishes to remain anonymous