Hi, I’m Alex. I’m 24 years old living in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m chronically snarky and self-deprecating, and I am a writer. AA introduction aside, here are some handy dandy little facts about me.
I am a recent graduate from USC’s Master of Professional Writing program, where I emphasized in fiction. During my time there I completed the first third of a novel about passing psychopaths in upper middle class Californian suburbs, a project that I an continuing to work on. During my time in Hollyweird, I interned at a literary management agency and a development agency, reading manuscripts, screenplays, and plays, vetting them film adaptation, and writing up coverage on them. I also worked as a writing tutor and grammar instructor. In other words, I *really* like writing.
This blog is I write about my experience of finding employment as a writer with a Master’s degree, and all the trials and tribulations that come with being out in the real world after six straight years of actively avoiding the real world via higher education. I will also be writing about my attempts to overcome some of the worst writers block I’ve had in my career as I try to finish my first novel. And maybe if you’re lucky I’ll post some pictures of my dog. Because there are too many damn cats on the Internet.