D. A. Niel was born on May 1st, 1984 in rural Appalachian Mountains of Western PA. Growing up on a wooded mountainside allowed D. A. Niel’s imagination to run wild.

D. A. Niel has completed his first novel, Lindsay Ackerman is a Witch, and is currently on the author’s journey of editing and seeking the elusive literary agent to represent his work. The journey thus far has been exciting, a learning process, and to be honest, heart breaking at times.  But what good story doesn’t have all of those elements?

D. A. Niel has always been a creative soul but found he can truly express his creative side through writing.  He likes to create characters who defy stereotypes and show that a person is more than just one dimensional.  He finds writing young adult fiction is the most fulfilling and hopes his stories inspire the readers to be courageous, strong, kind, and always to never be afraid to be yourself!

An avid reader, especially of young adult fiction, D. A. Niel truly knows the voice and angst needed to write a compelling story.  So please join him on this crazy journey to getting published!

D. A. Niel educational credits include:

BS Forensic and Investigative Sciences

BS Psychology

MBA/MS Management and Organizational Behavior