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I keep a journal.

I scribble in it whenever something in my life is funny/sad/unresolved.

The best scribbles then become pieces.

Sometimes, a piece will be about the woman I saw at the airport who dragged her screaming kid on a leash.

Other times, it’ll be a story about the operational efficiencies of a child-leash production facility in Hangzhou, and why you, too, should invest in my new business, KidPull™️

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I write stuff that ends up in places like NYTimes, Esquire, and The Guardian, but first, it ends up here. It's non-fiction that reads like fiction. Except for when it's fiction.

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Alex Kruger

I write non-fiction that reads like fiction at gardenofanxiety.com