I'm an ice cream–addicted pit bull wrangler. And I have a kid I feed occasionally. Also I write sometimes. My first book series, Children of Guerra, is a young adult dystopian series featuring teenage spies and romance in a not-so-distant-future Chicago. The first two books are available on Amazon. My second series, Wasteland, is forthcoming and is a climate change–based dystopian set in the American Southwest.
Graceling, Harry Potter, and anything by Jane Austen.
I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right, you won't have to die. The truth is that you will die anyway and that a lot of people who aren't even looking at their feet are going to do a whole lot better than you.