About

DDY Author Pic Sept 2015-2When not penning stories filled with magic, moonlight, and romance, I read tarot cards, wander the woods in search of portals to the faerie realm (so far, no luck), and spend way too much time collecting crystals.

I share a whimsical home in Virginia with my gamer-geek husband, two magical cats, and a dog most often described as hyperactive.

Over the years, I’ve infiltrated nonmagical society by shelving books at a public library, serving as assistant editor at a magazine, and teaching media writing at a university. I studied communication and creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and hold an M.F.A. in children’s literature from Hollins University.

I currently teach English as a second language and write fantasy and romance for an adult audience. I’m a member of the Romance Writers of America, including the From the Heart Romance Writers chapter.

My novelettes The Beltane Kiss and The Faerie Key offer quick reads with a hint of sweet romance, and my short story The Forest’s Own appears in the summer 2018 issue of Starlit Path Magazine. I was a first-place winner in the 2015 Pages from the Heart contest and earned a second-place finish in the 2016 Cleveland Rocks Romance Contest.

Faeries, witches, and happily-ever-afters await. Turn the page. Find yourself swept up in the magic…

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9 thoughts on “About

  1. viralsalome16 says:

    You have a very interesting life, will check out your stories. What did you think about the movie based on Persuasion?

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