Current State: Eight Years Old

A few weeks ago I finished reading Amy Schumer's "Girl with the Lower Back Tatoo." Part of the memoir was Schumer copying pages from her teenage journal and then adding footnotes from her present self. It was both brilliant and hilarious and also something I have done within the pages of my childhood journals. So, …

Current State in the Writing Process: Waiting for the Messiah

It sounds like completing your magnum opus would be a piece of cake, once you learn how to effectively work the term into everyday conversation. Surprisingly, though, I have found that is not the case. So what do you do until it is magically complete? Until sudden fame hits you over the head with a …