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Yes Please

I'm really enjoying Amy Poehler's memoir Yes Please.  She details stories from her SNL days and also includes bits about motherhood and divorce.  My favorite part of the book so far is the beginning.  She talks about how hard it is to write a book.  As I just finished writing my first full length manuscript, I could relate.  It turns out even famous people who have been writing for years find that writing a book is no easy task. 

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