Dana Wayne

Dana Wayne fulfilled a lifelong dream to be a published author in the summer of 2016 with the publication of her first novel. Since then, she has self-published five novels, several of which have won awards, and rated consistent five-star reviews, as well as a cookbook that was released last year. In 2020, she began a podcast, A Writer's Life, where she hopes to inspire and encourage other writers to achieve their dream of publication.
She is a sixth-generation Texan and still resides in the Piney Woods. A sought-after speaker, she is a frequent guest on numerous writing blogs. A die-hard romantic, her heart-warming stories are filled with strong women, second chances, and happily ever after.
She is a long-time member of Writers League of Texas, East Texas Writers Association, Northeast Texas Writers Association, and Authors Marketing Guild, LLC.
When she isn’t writing or spending time with family, she is an avid crafter, especially Christmas-related items, her favorite being tabletop Christmas trees, a craft she learned from her mother.
She has garnered several awards including two first-place, one-second place, Sceal Award Finalist, Contemporary Romance, Three RONE Award Nominations, Reviewers Top Pick, Top 50 Indie Authors to Read, numerous five star reviews.