Hilary Rettig quote

We started talking about perfectionism–and how to bypass it–in last week’s post. If you haven’t already read it, it takes a deep dive into Tip #1 – Reframe Writing as Playing. You’ll also hear a bit about how perfectionism has held me back from some types of writing (cough**picture books**cough) for waaaaaay too long. Go take […]


  1. Mona says

    Lark here. Sipping 2nd cup of coffee at 5:03, reading the rest of the night owls posts!

    • says

      Too funny! I’m a hummingbird, I think. Or at least, I function best in the AM, but half my family does not, so if I want to see them I have to compromise a little! Thanks for the comments and the laugh :)

  2. Muddy Kinzer says

    I’m a Lark with Hummingbird tendencies…but only if I have a nap during the day! Loved this post! You have a great blog…lots of information! I’m subscribing!

    • says

      Thank you! You’re so sweet to say so. I love taking a nap in the afternoon, but it does tend to mess up my sleep schedule…

      I think of myself as a lark with hummingbird leanings, but last night I was up until 2:30 AM writing, so who knows? Of course, that might have been due to the 9:00 PM cup of coffee.