Danielle Kaheaku

 

Danielle KaheakuDanielle Kaheaku
Owner/Executive Editor

An award-winning ghostwriter and editor, Danielle has worked in the entertainment industry for the past eleven years on movie sets, in publishing, and as a freelancer. She has active memberships in the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, the international Horror Writers Association, and the Romance Writers Association Professional Author Network. She is the founder and Training Director for the San Diego HWA Chapter, and volunteers as a mentor within the HWA providing individualized instruction and group workshops for new writers.

With a BA in English and MA in English and Creative Writing with a concentration in Fiction and Screenwriting, she is a lifetime member of Sigma Tau Delta – Alpha Phi Beta, the International English Honor Society. She has published several short stories (Danse Macabre, Silverthought), four anthologies, four novels (Leucrota 2008, 2010, Barking Deer 2013, 2015), two produced screenplays (Gharial Productions, Krystek Productions and Synthetic Human), and her projects have won multiple screen and literary awards including two Foreword Book of the Years (2009, 2008), Gold at the California Film Awards (2017), Silver in the International Independent Film Awards (2016), Award of Merit at the New Renaissance Film Festival in London (2016), Hollywood Screenings Film Festival Semi-Finalist (2016), Best Experimental Short at the Chandler International Film Festival (2016), and Best Editing for a Narrative short at the San Diego Film Consortium Film Festival (2017).

Prior to working freelance, she worked as an editor for an independent publisher and a technical editor for an architecture and environmental consulting firm, with past experience editing and reporting in a daily newsroom.

 

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