Donna Barker is a career non-fiction ghostwriter and curriculum creator whose work has won national awards (which other people get to show on their shelves). Donna is the co-founder of The Creative Academy for Writers with her author pals Eileen Cook and Crystal (CJ) Hunt. With Eileen and Crystal, she is the editor of books in the *Creative Academy Guides For Writers* series, and the primary author of Scrappy Rough Draft: Use Science to strategically motivate yourself and finish writing your book.
Under the pen name Danika Bloom, she's written award-winning fiction and is a USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance. Wearing this fancy tiara, Danika runs an online community for pre-published romance authors called Author Ever After.