Alex Miceli was a finalist in the 2004 Arizona Thespian Conference Playworks Competition with her ten minute play, The Insanity of Being Sane. Her play, The Two Halves of Andrew's Brain, was a finalist in the 2005 International Thespian Society Playworks competition. Ms. Miceli writes fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction. She published several poems and short stories in the Cow Creek Review and won some awards for that work. For nonfiction, she writes the blog, The Empathetic Writer, which covers a variety of subjects, including the craft and business of writing and seeing the different sides of issues. She also has a YouTube channel, AlexofAllTrades, where she reviews movies, TV shows, books, and more.