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Whilst I have added 'screenwriter' as my occupation, that was because no 'trainee' possibility was available. I have been a bit of a wanderer in my life to date. Working with exotic animals, teaching in China, senior roles in NZ health and - for the past 10 years - working with those from refugee backgrounds newly arrived in New Zealand. newly arrived. An inveterate reader, movie and theatre goer I have enjoyed indulging my passion for writing in poetry, short stories and a Chinese travelogue. I have been working on a screenplay for a while now and to this end want to learn as much as is possible. I am currently working on Aaron Sorkin's screenwriting Masterclass and know this forthcoming class with Robert McKee will be beneficial. Online training is a boon to those of us at the bottom of the world; not always possible to jump on a plane to attend a course.
Unique traits: Observation, imagination, empathy, the ability to be with, listen and understand people from all walks of life.