Perfect is the Enemy of Good

And distraction and procrastination don’t help either.

Woman writing on a laptop. Photo by Corinne Kutz on Unsplash

Sometime ago when I was telling my friend Laura about how painfully slow my writing days can be because I fuss over every single sentence she said, “You know, Susan, perfect is the enemy of good.” I was very impressed. What a fabulous, accurate statement, I thought. Why can’t I ever come up with a quote like that?

Then I discovered…



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