The Itch to Solve a Puzzle

When the desire to solve every problem, becomes the biggest problem

Photo by Juliane Liebermann on Unsplash

“Then no matter how many times you rewrite a draft, you will continue to find flaws in it. Those mistakes may not be grammatical, they might be related to a theme, the way you have structured the story or the way your characters have come out to be. In conclusion, the more you attempt to perfect it, the more you will end up corrupting it’s authenticity.”

His words triggered a memory in my brain. He was right.



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Afifa Zaheer

Writer | Poetess | Financial Consultant. A South-Asian Woman Mastering the Art of Metamorphosis as an Immigrant.