Christie Leigh Babirad is a published writer who lives on Long Island in New York with her family, including a little Jack Russell Terrier, Alistair. She holds a BA in Communications from Dowling College in Oakdale, New York, and her writings that include both poetry and articles have been seen in the following magazines: Dan’s Papers, Long Island Pulse, Colorado Central, Vermont Living, Great South Bay, and Bella Grace (A product of Stampington and Company). She also recently worked as a Journalist and Editor for Dan’s Papers (Dan’s Hamptons Media) in Southampton, New York where she conducted numerous celebrity interviews with key names including Singers and Songwriters, Jo Dee Messina, José Feliciano, and John Pizzarelli, and Comedians including Elayne Boosler, Bobby Collins, and well-known Comedian and Actor, Billy Gardell. Her personal projects that are currently under review include 7 original screenplays, 3 picture book stories, and an adaptation of a novel into a screenplay for a North Hollywood writer. In addition to writing, she enjoys music and running. You can view many of her writings at pinterest.com/cbabirad, and on her blog, Living in Dark Blue (To Be: Passionately Following Your Heart) at christieleigh87.blogspot.com.