More About the author and speaker
Dawn grew up in a military home and had the opportunity to live all over the world. She began her writing career in Alaska in middle school. In 1995, at the age of twenty-one, she moved to South Carolina. Following a successful career in communications as a trainer and manager, Dawn set out to fulfill her dream of becoming a published author. After earning a diploma from the Institute of Children’s Literature, Dawn had her debut mystery novel, Secrets of a Ghost’s Diary, published in April 2014. The sequel, Secrets Lost in Time, was released in March 2015 and Secrets behind Violet Eyes released in May of 2016. Dawn loves to speak at elementary and middle schools. Dawn believes that every child can tap creative resources to create literature, and she is passionate about inspiring them to believe in themselves. Dawn lives in Columbia, South Carolina with her husband and children.