An author, publisher, producer, screenwriter, public-speaker entrepreneur, award-winning novelist, and book coach, Dayna is passionate about helping independent business owners and entrepreneurs find success through their words.
Born and raised in Niles, Ohio, she has lived all over the country and overseas, writing books, speaking at colleges and schools to students about the importance of the written word. Her passion for helping women succeed and changing the way young women view themselves in this world, Dayna has traveled far and wide spreading her message about leadership, storytelling and independence.
Today, she owns and operates a small-press publishing house, BASED Press in Dallas, Texas where she publishes fiction and non-fiction books by indie writers with big voices and strong female messaging. The newest venture is her production company, Wicked Blonde Productions. Through Wicked Blonde, she and her production partners are filming an unscripted reality series in Dallas, focusing on the coaching industry and female business owners.