Rough Writer Tour: Lisa Reiter

Written by Charli Mills

Charli Mills, a born buckaroo, makes literary art accessible at CarrotRanch.com. She writes about the veteran spouse experience and women forgotten to history.

April 16, 2018

Lisa Reiter is one of the Rough Writers whose calling is not fiction. She writes about her experience writing flash fiction as a memorist. More than that, she explores the topic of perfectionism, giving sage advice to all writers who might struggle with perfecting drafts. She frames her story with a memory of worming cats. For a few laughs and a delightful and informative read, visit Lisa at her blog as we return to England on our Rough Writer Tour Around the World.

via How to worm a cat, Flash Fiction and other ways to tackle Perfectionism.

Join us next week as we go to Poland to visit Urszula Humienik.

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6 Comments

  1. noelleg44

    Looking forward to your spot on the tour!

    • Charli Mills

      Thanks, Noelle!

  2. Annecdotist

    Great to see you back at the Ranch, Lisa. I enjoyed your post – you’ll probably be able to find this comment in your spam folder. WordPress keeps closing the door on me.
    We learn such an array of things from our mothers, Lisa, not always what they intended! Congratulations on challenging your perfectionism – I assume there’ll be a follow up post on how the vet says to do it, complete with videos and a quote from the cat.

    • Charli Mills

      Ha! That would be a fun follow-up, Anne.

  3. Norah

    That’s the trouble with being a perfectionist – you have to be perfect. What a great post – both fun and informative.

  4. Charli Mills

    Thanks for sharing!

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