Writing

I Became a Writer Because I Failed English Class

From class clown to writer

Matthew Donnellon
4 min readApr 20, 2024

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Photo by MD Duran on Unsplash

I was not a good student.

Like at all.

Not in highschool.

Especially not in middle school.

I feel an everlasting shame for what I put my mother through in those years.

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Matthew Donnellon

Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.