Dana C Carver was born in 1972 in Columbus, Ohio. She wrote her first book at seven years old and won the school's "super writer" award, and has been writing ever since.
She has a degree in psychology with a minor in creative writing from the University of Cincinnati, and did her post-graduate studies in physiology at Portland State University.
Currently she works as a program manager and coach, helping organizations to implement and evaluate change initiatives. She is the Chair of the Good Programmes Trust, home of the award winning GoodYarn program, which has seen nearly 7000 people educated in mental health and wellness. Previously, she owned her own coaching and training studio, which operated for over a decade serving nearly 400 clients.
She now lives on a Dairy farm in the South Island of New Zealand with her husband, Tony, and is blessed with three step-children, a foster-daughter and two grand-daughters.