About the Author

Since 2008, Danielle has worked as a freelance editor and writing instructor, helping teens and adults become better writers.

While mystery is Danielle’s favorite genre to both read and write, she also enjoys historical topics, classic literature, and a good adventure. Danielle’s short stories and articles have appeared in several publications, including the 2014 Edition of the Christian Writer’s Market Guide, Parables Magazine, and The Storyteller Magazine.

She has also taught college courses on intercultural communication and group dynamics at Trinity International University. Other jobs have included piano teacher, assistant event coordinator, chapel coordinator, craft instructor, and bookseller.

She earned an M.A. in Communication and Culture from Trinity International University, a B.A. in Communication from Louisiana Baptist University, and an A.A. in Biblical Studies from New Tribes Bible Institute, as well as attained the Apprentice, Journeyman, and Craftsman Level certifications from the Christian Writers Guild.

Over the years, she has had the privilege of doing short-term missions work in various countries, including Bolivia, Italy, England, and Uganda, as well as volunteer work with junior highers. Though a Chicagoland native, Danielle now lives in Wisconsin with her husband, little boy, and big puppy. She also enjoys a good cup of tea.

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Danielle is a member of Sisters in Crime and the Chicago Writers Association.

To learn more about her writing, coaching, and studies in intercultural communication, listen to her radio interview on Conversations with Wisconsin Artists.