About Me

***NOTE: About Me is under construction, so pardon any fragments, mispellings, text or photo alignment and all that other stuff that makes an About Me page super cool. I promise you, it will be super cool, so visit often to see the ongoing updates. –March 30, 2016**

Here’s the Cliff Notes version of me:

I was born in Pittsburgh, PA.
My alma mater is Penn State University.
I traveled along the East Coast, living in Philly, New Jersey and Delaware.
For the past decade, my husband and I have lived in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan.
I’ve written three award-winning books to date.
Find me on social media:
Instagram (dwhirsch)
Twitter: (@dianahirsch)
Facebook Author Page:  D.W. Hirsch, Author
Pinterest (
Diana Hirsch),
Vine (DWHirsch)
Flickr (dwhirsch-Wolfhowlings)

You can also contact me the old-fashioned way by email: diwolf {at} aol {dot} com

For a more in-depth About Me:

Welcome to my den. Come in, come in. Have a seat, stay awhile. Curl up in a blanket with a hot cup of tea. Settle in. I’m glad you stopped by.

Who is this face behind the writing? Here’s 10 Fun Facts About Me:

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3. I am 3-Degrees from Kevin Bacon. I met Harrison Ford (when I worked on a TV awards show in the 1990s and he was a presenter) who worked with Steve Altes (in the 1999 movie Random Hearts) who worked with Kevin Bacon (in the 2000 movie Hollow Man).
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I teach Zentangle and Mixed Media classes (sometimes Zentangle mixed media classes)

This quote from comedian Bob Hope sums up the essence of Me:
“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.”

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Dances With Words
At the ripe age of 4 I wrote an epic tale of biblical proportions about Noah’s Ark. I chose that subject because I liked to draw animals. Since those humble beginnings, my work has been published in newspapers, magazines and anthologies. Explore samples of my work at my ARTICLES page. 

Proud member of National Federation of Press Women.

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Proud winner in the 2011 NaNoWriMo event (yes, you can write a novel in 30 days)

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Have Tangle Will Travel
Zentangle is a form of art created one line at a time. I’m a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT®). I attended the Zentangle workshop in May 2011. Since receiving my certification, I teach classes in Detroit and a wide, wide area of suburbs, including Toledo, OH. If you’re interested in learning more, give me a call! To explore further and view upcoming classes/current class schedule, visit my ZENTANGLE Page.
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Goddess of the Hunt and the Moon, I am a woman of many words and warm snuggly slippers.
Part wolf, part lion — hear me roar! A proud Penn State alum. ‘Nuff said.

I hosted a spooky stroll through my blog in A Fanciful Twist’s 2010 Halloween Party.
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My haunted tale in A Fanciful Twist’s 2011 Halloween Party!

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