By k | March 22, 2016 - 6:00 am - Posted in New Business Development

Seth Godin
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“While waiting for perfect
You’ve permitted magical
to walk on by.
Not to mention
good enough,
amazing and wonderful.”

But…but…but,
I hear you say,
isn’t perfect magical?

Usually it isn’t.
We have a saying in writing,
“You’ll edit all of the magic
out of your story.”
Magical has some rough edges,
some rawness to it.

When you get magical,
you don’t mess with it.

I had a magical scene
in my last manuscript.
It made my jaded editor cry.

Normally, my editor and I
do 6 rounds of edits.
Aside from fixing typos,
we didn’t touch this scene.

Magical usually isn’t perfect.
Perfect can be duplicated.
Magical rarely can.

Strive for magical.

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