Besides being a Reductress contributor, Monique has also been published in McSweeney's, Someecards, the Impersonals, Vulture Comedy (Formally Splitsider Magazine) and is the former West-Coast editor of Serial Optimist magazine. She works as a copywriter, corporate sketch and short video content writer, creative consulting, script punch-up and script analysis. She recently joined the WGA, when she was hired as a freelance writer for the upcoming sketch show special DISNEY CHANNEL HOUSE PARTY.
Spec and original screenplay pilots, as well as corporate video examples available upon request.
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The Miseducation of Lauren Hillard
A comedy inspired by true events. A born-again teen attending a five-room Christian school in the 90s starts to question everything she’s known (especially about sex) as she tries to balance the pressures of teen awkwardness with trying to live a Jesus-approved life.
Anxious Girl Walks Into A Grocery Store
By Monique Madrid / April 13 2020
The inside of my mask is already moist and I haven’t even left my garage. Every droplet of possibly contaminated spittle blocked from getting on others. At least that’s the hope. The store is just down the street, not even five minutes away. Yet it’s a whole world away. I’m filled with doubt. Am I being irresponsible? Should I stay home? Breathe in. Breathe out.
My sunglasses fog up. I haven’t been in my car in weeks. Do I even remember how to drive?Did I wipe down the steering wheel enough? Can the virus live here that long, like a serial killer hiding in the back waiting to jump out and have his way with me? Calm down. Breathe in. Breathe out.