Staff

Danielle Kaheaku, 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.
She has a BA in English and MA in English and Creative Writing with a concentration in Fiction. She has published several short stories, four anthologies, four novels, two produced screenplays, 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), and Best Experimental Short at the Chandler International Film Festival (2016).
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.

Suzanne Baldwin, Editor

Suz Baldwin has written and edited professionally for over a decade.
After receiving her BA in History, she spent several years in the magazine industry before moving into digital marketing. She has also edited for small presses and indie authors in a variety of genres, including horror, sci-fi, and fantasy. She has been with the Word Wraith since 2011.

Shannon O. Sawyer, Assistant Editor

Shannon O. Sawyer graduated from the New Hampshire Institute of Art in 2016 with her BFA in Creative Writing. She has publications in The Asexual, Quail Bell Magazine, Cartoons Underground, and The Fem. She currently works as a scriptwriter at Crossroad Stations on the audio drama podcasts, Jim Robbie and the Wanderers, and OTHERVERSE. Shannon has been with the Word Wraith since the beginning of 2018.

Joe Guinto, Designer/Illustrator

Illustrator and graphic designer Joe Guinto began his career at his college newspaper. He worked for the Honolulu Advertiser and was transitioned during the merger of Hawaii's two major newspapers, now working for the Star-Advertiser. He has been in the newspaper industry for 10 years, designing weekly covers for their A1 front page, Local, and TGIF.