Dayna's writing expertise spans a wide variety of interests. She has written for such diverse clients as animation companies, educational publishing platforms, and general business websites.
Her areas of particular expertise include the film industry, writing, crafts, education, mental health, vegetarianism, filmmaking, skating, and parenting.
Dayna is a lifelong storyteller, whose writing is fueled by a desire for connection, and her diverse life experiences. She was born and raised primarily in the Midwest, but has since lived in New Orleans, Memphis, Boston, and New York.
She has worked extensively in the fields of education, mental health, and film.
Areas of special interest/expertise for her include history, skating, anthropology, sociology, education, Japanese culture, vegetarian eating, and film.
Dayna is a former high school and early education teacher, who has worked with both regular education students and those in special education. This job entailed her planning and implementing all lesson plans, individual educational plans, and alternative assessment activities.
She has also worked as a writer and editor for MoWerks, an educational publishing company that provides material for online education.
As a member of the Writers Guild of America, Dayna has worked as a professional screenwriter for the past several years. Her films have screened at international festivals all over the world.
She has experience writing in script format for videos, shorts, ad spots and more. She has worked as a staff writer for a new media comedy series.
Dayna has experience working in the medical field as an elderly caregiver. She spent several years working part-time in nursing homes providing basic care to patients who needed a variety of assistance.
Since that time, she has also worked in special education, which required her to provide basic medical assistance to her students. The job required a high level of comfort with the physical needs of severely disabled students. Dayna provided medication assistance, tube feeding, physical therapy exercises, and other interventions as appropriate.
Dayna has worked for the past several years as a freelance web content author. She has provided carefully-researched articles on topics from plumbing to fine arts for her wide variety of web-based clients. Dayna has experience in pitching and outlining for articles, and especially appreciates those that give her the chance to learn something new.
Dayna is a member of the Writers Guild of America, and works as a professional screenwriter. She recently finished a job as a staff writer for a new media comedy show. She's written scripts for videos of all types, from short films to ad spots, YouTube videos, and even features.
Dayna is a WGA member, and the author of a YA horror novel, The Sleepover. She has written content for anthology books, as well as nonfiction e-books.