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Voted one of the best Long Island authors for two consecutive years, Dina Santorelli has been a freelance writer for over 15 years and has written frequently about travel, entertainment, lifestyle, bridal, and pop culture. Dina currently serves as the Executive Editor of Salute and Family magazines for which she has interviewed many celebrities, including James Gandolfini, Tim McGraw, Bryan Adams, Ashanti, JR Martinez, David Cook, Angela Bassett, Mario Lopez, Gary Sinise and Kevin Bacon, among others. She has collaborated on a variety of nonfiction book projects, including Good Girls Don't Get Fat (Harlequin, 2010), The Brown Betty Cookbook (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012) and Bully (Weinstein, 2013), the companion book to the acclaimed do ...more


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Dina Santorelli Hi, Stacy! Yes! There WILL be a sequel to BABY GRAND. I'm finishing up my second thriller now -- a stand-alone book titled IN THE RED -- and then I'll…moreHi, Stacy! Yes! There WILL be a sequel to BABY GRAND. I'm finishing up my second thriller now -- a stand-alone book titled IN THE RED -- and then I'll be writing the sequel to BABY GRAND. I can't wait to see what happens! :) Thank you so much for reading BABY GRAND and for stopping by! Happy reading!!(less)
Dina Santorelli Oh, there are so many ways I combat writer’s block, depending upon the day. I’ll take a shower, or go for a walk, or watch TV — just to get away from…moreOh, there are so many ways I combat writer’s block, depending upon the day. I’ll take a shower, or go for a walk, or watch TV — just to get away from the computer. I have a favorite spot on my living room sofa, right by the window, where I like to go to to think. But other days I don't have the luxury of puttering around, because I have deadlines to meet. And on those days I try to barrel through, hoping that the block will break before I do. :)(less)
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In my How to Self-Publish Your Book continuing ed. class at Hofstra University, I talk about the importance of editing. Occasionally, I’ll have a student in class argue that writers don’t have to care about editing, since chances are they’re going to hand off their manuscripts to an editor — content editor, line editor, or […] Read more of this blog post »
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