Alexandra Franzen is a best-selling author, award-winning editor, and entrepreneur.

She has written seven books of her own including two novels. Her latest is Awestruck: 52 Experiments to Find Wonder, Joy, and Meaning in Everyday Life.

Her work has been mentioned in The New York Times Small Business Blog, The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, Fast Company, BuzzFeed, Inc., in Tim Ferriss’ newsletter, and she has appeared on the Peabody Award-winning radio show, Marketplace

She’s the co-founder of a bookstore called One Idea Books and Gifts. In addition, she’s the co-creator of a popular online course (more than 1,000 graduates, ages 8 to 80) on how to write and publish a book.

As a writing partner, Alex helps her clients to write powerful books that touch readers deeply. Projects include Your Next Level Life by Karen Arrington (NAACP Image Award, Outstanding Instructional Literary Work), We Should All Be Millionaires by Rachel Rodgers (Wall Street Journal Bestseller and one of Audible’s Top Audiobooks of the Year), among many others.

Alexandra deleted all of her social media accounts nine years ago. She’s known for writing essays on technology, mental health, and why we all need to unplug more.

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