Bird by Bird: Anne Lamott’s Timeless Advice on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

ARTICLE BY MARIA POPOVA VIA BRAINPICKINGS Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life. Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (public library) is among my10 favorite books on writing — a treasure trove of insight both practical and profound,…