“You’ll never make it… You don’t have what it takes… Why would they give you a chance…” These were the words that kept playing repeatedly in my head as I sat at my office desk every morning, justifying all the reasons not to quit my corporate job in hopes of pursuing a ludicrous and impossible childhood dream — becoming a writer in Hollywood.

I had my life together at a young age — a stable corporate job straight out of university, the privilege of traveling the world and having the financial freedom to live the lifestyle I have always wanted…

Francesca Escarraga

Writer and Producer based in Los Angeles. Her life’s purpose is to empower the voiceless and induce positive change in society through the art of storytelling.

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