You Can Be Perfect or You Can Be Happy: A Writer’s Reminder

Marisa Mohi
5 min readDec 19, 2022

I spent a lot of time trying to be a specific type of writer. I think it all started in undergrad, when I tried to write a specific thing for a grade. That behavior haunted me for a long time. Then I said to myself, “ You can be perfect or you can be happy.”

If you’ve never taken a college-level creative writing class, that might not make sense to you. But let…

Marisa Mohi

Writer and Tarot Reader. Fueled by black coffee and notebooks with thick paper.