This writer is looking for an agent.
At the age of 12, I sought to end my life. A victim of bullying, I saw no other way out. My story is one of desperation that no one should feel. My story is also one of hope, joy and life. With so many kids in today's world facing the scourge of bullying, I need to let them know they are not alone. I need to let them know that there is hope. It's a story I need to tell.
Storytelling is an age-old way for people to connect with one another and to understand one another. Through connection and understanding, the world can be a wonderful place. In writing, I enjoy making connections among people and ideas from across generations, cultures, philosophies and belief systems.
My intention in writing is to encourage people to think deeply, be it through serious stories, like my short story on bullying, or through humorous works, like my series of essays on barroom philosophy. I subscribe to Socrates' notion that life should be examined. My purpose in writing is to help people conduct that examination.
Educationally, I am a lifelong learner. My undergraduate degrees are in Journalism and in Slavic Languages and Literature. My graduate degrees are in Higher Education and in Health Services Administration. Continued learning, specifically reading, is a hobby and a passion. The classics from Antiquity and from the Enlightenment are among my favorites.
I am seeking an agent to help me publish my stories, so I can make a difference in the world.