The Daily Evergreen

Ask Emma: Should I pursue my passion?

Writing with a deadline can help you learn to be comfortable with imperfect writing, Emma says.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

June 15, 2020

Dear Emma, I love creative writing and I consider it my passion but am always really nervous to show people my work because I’m a perfectionist. I’m afraid my writing will seem silly or incomplete, no matter how much time I have spent on it.  If I was a bit better, I might actually try to mak...

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