Hailing from an itty bitty town in Louisiana known for meat pies and Steel Magnolias (yes, the movie!), I'm Alexis, a quirky writer and novice screenwriter based in New York.
Beginning on the pages of a Password journal, I found my passion for writing at an early age, where I started reporting on the inner workings of elementary school. I earned a B.A. in Mass Communication from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, with a minor in English. This university is also where one of my greatest accomplishments ever took place: I danced on top of a cafeteria table and was threatened with severe disciplinary action, but ironically went on to receive the highest honor a student could instead.
My work has been featured in numerous national publications covering a wide range of topics, including entertainment, career, health, sex, and food. Although, my main focus remains telling the stories of women. I've interviewed female entrepreneurs, Oscar-winning actresses, doctors, chefs, and professional athletes, who've left me feeling more inspired than ever.
When I'm not on a deadline, working on my latest script or searching for the city's best tacos (so far they're at Gueros in Brooklyn!), you can find me not writing in third person, reading contemporary romance novels, or catching the latest blockbuster in theaters. Additionally, I'm a proud introvert that enjoys dancing in my bedroom mirror to Whitney Houston's greatest hits and playing the Sims .
Fun fact: I once met Kelly Rowland at an event and she told me my hair was pretty. (If you didn't get that joke, we absolutely can't be friends).