Before making beautiful downtown Sarasota her home in 2017, Diana was born and raised in New Jersey where she began her writing career as a newspaper reporter and journalist. A professional writer and editor for more than 25 years, she has held various editorial and marketing positions in higher education and continues to freelance for both print and online publications. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Ramapo College of New Jersey and a post-B.A. certificate in Child Advocacy from Montclair State University. She and her husband Evan enjoy the beach, boating and everything that living on the Suncoast has to offer.