INFP. Lover of tea, meditation, hot baths, dancing, reading, kpop, plants, and animals.
leaving the world better than I found it
I’m a writer, best known for being the creative force behind the (now retired) award-winning wedding planning blog, The Broke-Ass Bride, and author of The Broke-Ass Bride’s Wedding Guide, (Penguin Random House / Potter Style). It was It was an exhilarating ride, but after 10 years, I was ready to explore the world beyond weddings.
The thing that sucked people in, made them love my brand, and crave my content? I want to bring that magic to your online presence.
I bring a holistic sensibility to your brand or online persona, taking in the full scope of your presence to determine the right tone and messaging for your audience and goals.
I can pump out taglines, bios, mission statements, and clever copy all day long, but... so can lots of writers.
If you're ready for a creative collaborator who brings fresh and exciting ideas to the table, to bounce ideas off of, hear expert branding and marketing advice from, and get an incredible return on your investment, look no further.
Loves: bodies of water (large & small, fresh & salt), snails, cooking, cardio dance, and forest bathing.
Top & Right: The loves of my life
Left: chicken cuddle therapy
Dana sounds more like [client] than [client] does!
Dana is amazing! Her tone was 100% on point. We have seen a big increase in sales conversions after her revisions.
I wanted upbeat, quirky, witty copy and I got it in spades.
She's a creative genius. An ideas genie. A strategy savior! An instrumental partner in growing my brand into a million-dollar business.
Copy so good, It's uncanny
consulting so astute, it's astonishing.
Content so catchy, it's contagious
Ghostwriting so good, It's spooky
The woman behind the words
Raised in the northern 'burbs of Chicago, now at home in Koreatown, Los Angeles.
I'm mama to a gorgeous human, one doggie, several snails, and (never too) many houseplants.
I believe in inclusivity. I am a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and I believe Black lives and representation matter.
When not writing, I'm probably snuggling an animal, dancing, at a kpop concert, and/or drinking tea or something bubbly.
The personality behind the prose
Usually Kpop, sometimes Vivaldi
I have a MFA in acting
South Korea: my heart's home
Tea, always. With lots of milk.
I've had over 30 eye surgeries for chronic illness
Dick Wolf shows on TV