Stephanie Burns is the proud Chief Operating Officer and Director of Social Media for the Tall Poppy Writers. A longtime marketing professional and former book blogger, she is dedicated to lifting fellow writers and getting unforgettable books into the hands of readers. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College  and has taught craft and marketing internationally. She writes women’s fiction about people making mistakes and finding their way, even when the world has other ideas. She lives on the south shore of Massachusetts, where she loves reading and plotting on the beach with her almost-famous beagle, Ollie Twist.