With international bylines to her credit, Laura Dannen is a writer, reporter and editor with an M.S. in journalism. She has covered more than 250 news stories on deadline, worked for daily newspapers in New York City, New Jersey and Boston, served as deputy editor for Time Out Singapore magazine, and written about skydiving and bungee jumping (in the same day). Dannen is currently a freelance writer based on the Jersey Shore. She thanks her English teacher parents for correcting her grammar since she was 5.