The 7am Novelist
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Day 7: Obstacles (Better Done than Perfect) with Dariel Suarez

Day 7: Obstacles (Better Done than Perfect) with Dariel Suarez

Our First Fifty-Day Writing Challenge

Author and educator Dariel Suarez talks about the larger social and publishing concerns that could be holding you back, while trying to refocus yourself on the work in front of you.

And apparently the great Jami Attenberg was writing about the exact same idea today! Here’s Jami’s take:

Done is Better Than Perfect
If you’re in New Orleans, I’ll be hosting an event with the great Deesha Philyaw this Thursday, October 13, and I think there are a handful of tickets still left, which you can buy here. If you’re in Nashville, I’ll be there next weekend for the Southern Festival of Books…
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Dariel Suarez is the Cuban-born author of the novel The Playwright’s House and the story collection A Kind of Solitude, winner of the International Latino Book Award for Best Collection of Short Stories. He is an inaugural City of Boston Artist Fellow and the Education Director at GrubStreet. Dariel’s writing has received the First Lady Cecile de Jongh Literary Prize and has appeared in Best American EssaysThe Threepenny ReviewThe Kenyon ReviewPrairie SchoonerMichigan Quarterly Review, and The Caribbean Writer, among others. He resides in the Boston area with his wife and daughter.  


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