Act One (Crisis): “Oh No! My coupon is expired! Then why am I even here? I’d be better off at the grocery store.”
Act 2 (Complication): “But I do still need to buy toothpaste. And they do have my brand.”
Act 3 (Resolution): “Whatever, I’m going to get some beer.”
Daniel Paul received his MFA from Southern Illinois University. His fiction, non-fiction, and humor writing has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, Puerto Del Sol, Hobart, The Briar Cliff Review, New Delta Review, Yemassee, and other magazines. He lives in Ohio where he is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Cincinnati.