However, at this particular moment I’m having a hard time believing this philosophy. I just turned in my ‘done but not perfect’ manuscript for my second novel, Living Right, and I feel a little nauseated. I think I’m ready for it to be in the world. I really don’t have any changes to make. But could I have done more to make it a better story? I’m afraid that I and all the editors are missing something obvious. I know it’s not a perfect story, but is it good enough?!
I turned it in, so obviously I’ve decided that it is. I will just have to accept the fact that the leap of faith that goes with putting art into the world is going to make my stomach drop.