'Writing Is Hellish'

October 29, 2014 12:48 PM

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Actress, comedian, feminist, general badass and now published author Amy Poehler spoke at AOL BUILD on Tuesday about her new book, Yes Please. In addition to revealing that, in spite of her several impressive accolades, she considers herself "a professional break dancer" first and foremost, Poehler delved into her writing process ("hellish"), her future ambitions, and the role humor played in penning a memoir.

Writing isn't easy "People tend to treat writing with real austerity," Poehler said. "There’s a lot of, 'I dressed for writing and went to my writing spot,' and it’s like 'What the fuck are you talking about? This is a nightmare!' Writing is a nightmare." She continued to describe the creative proce...

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