Frank Strausser came of age as a producer, playwright, and novelist while living in Los Angeles, The Capital of Good Looks. His plays include Psycho Therapy, The Powder Room, The Split, Valentine Triage, and Wishing Well. Plastic is his first novel, He studied story and character development with Robert McKee and with the late Milton Katselias, at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Strausser is currently working on his second novel, Here Comes The Son. He completed the Radcliffe Publishing Procedures Program at Harvard University and majored in English Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He splits his time between Los Angeles and Palm Beach with his wife and son.