Inside an Existential Identity Crisis

Is it real, ’cause you’re online?

The following is an experimental essay which documents the process of creating a pseudonym. A relatively simple affair, by most accounts, however, when I began writing about it, the words suddenly came alive and the essay turned into my own Pinocchio Story.

I’ve endeavoured to condense it as much as possible, however, it’s still laboriously long and although I won’t be offended if you choose to skip through it, I will warn you that it’s best read from beginning to end and if read…