Zaide is a corporate type who wants to be a creative type. For the past decade, she has been working through the ranks of operational management in the public and private sectors, but over the last few years has gradually begun to turn back to her first love-writing. Her lifestyle and culture articles have appeared on Ravishly.com as well as her main site, The Torrid Forties. In addition to blogging, Zaide is dipping her toes into fiction with her urban fantasy, Overture. Zaide resides in South Florida with her husband and son.