Ali Segel is an aspiring writer born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She thinks 2014 is going to be "her year" and takes back saying that re: 1986-2013. She has her multiple subject teaching credential from the University of Southern California, completed a year in the Domestic Peace Corps (AmeriCorps), and was an elementary school teacher for 4 years. She is currently getting her MFA in Creative Nonfiction. Everything past the first sentence of this paragraph was only included to impress any eligible bachelors who come across this website. In 2012 she thought those glasses were a great idea.