Tips & Tools for Battling a Common Affliction for Writers — Especially During NaNoWriMo

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Do you suffer from —

If so, you might be suffering from Generalized Writer’s Perfectionism Disorder (GWPD).

Related Condition: Weltschmerz

Symptoms of GWPD

Complications Due to NaNoWriMo

Treatment for GWPD — Embrace Creative Imperfection

“A shitty first draft, while not a thing of beauty, is a miracle of victory over nothingness, inertia, bad self-esteem. Secret? Butt in chair.” (Anne Lamott)

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