Dawn grew up in Hawaii, where the warm ocean breezes filled her spirit with an active imagination and deep wanderlust. She left at 18 to work her way through college in Washington D.C., and then pursued a variety of careers on both coasts, and middle of the Mainland, U.S. She has been a Certified Public Accountant, a sales representative, a chef's apprentice, a server, an actress, a comedianne, and a writer. A zest for travel has taken her as far as Europe, Australia, the Far East, and Canada. Her journeys and experiences have given her a love of storytelling which she believes to be the heartbeat of the soul. She lives in Los Angeles with her two doggies and live-in gentleman caller.
Stories inspired by her life are blogged at www.dawnakemi.com.