The only way I got through English class (in any grade) was by cheating. I’m not proud of it, but it’s true.
I was a dyslexic kid who tested at a second grade reading level when I was entering the eighth grade.
I felt stupid and worthless.
If you had told me then that I would one day be the author of a book that would appear on the front table of every Barnes and Noble in the U.S., I would have thought you were crazy and/or lying.