Paul Heinz

Writer and Musician

Paul Heinz is a writer, musician and unqualified soccer coach with a penchant for delusions of grandeur. A two-time winner of the Illinois Emerging Writers Competition, his writings have appeared in Sucker Literary Magazine,,, Prairie Light Review and his own weekly blog. Paul performs as a keyboardist in the Greater Chicago Area, and he's also recorded many CDs of original songs, mostly in the rock/pop vein.

Twitter: @PaulHeinzLive


A child is not an adult. Even if we ignore recent research that concludes human brain development continues well into our 20s, there is long-held support that teenage brains are developing throughout adolescence.

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In 2004, after Paul Molitor was elected to the Baseball Hall-of-Fame, and as the Brewers were limping along to win about 67 games a season, a friend wrote to me, "The Brewers will never have more than two players in the Baseball Hall-of-Fame. Ever! That sucks!"