about me, writing

I Want to Write Forever

At one point in my life, I wanted to move to Boston and be a clinical psychologist. I had it all planned out. I would live in a cute little apartment while I got my Ph.D. and eventually did a residency at Mass Gen. Why Boston? That’s where I wanted to go to college but didn’t get accepted. But I had visited the city and completely fallen in love. In my extended reverie, I was going to meet my future husband in the hospital cafeteria. He was going to be some kind of doctor. We  ...

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about me, writing

Why I Write

In fifth grade, I switched schools. My new school had a creative writing elective that everyone had to take. It was essentially an intro to creative writing where our English teacher taught us the basics of plot, characterization, setting, point of view, and other building blocks of writing.  ...

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About the Author and the Blog

My name is Alexandria. I go by Alex and probably won’t answer to my full name. But it’s important to note because people often spell my name wrong. Usually, it’s Alexandra without the “i”. In this case, I have to say, “No. It’s Alexandria like the city  ...

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