Danielle Bernock is an international, award-winning independent author and speaker. She chose to self-publish her first book Emerging With Wings: A True Story of Lies, Pain, And The LOVE that Heals, to protect her story. Finding satisfaction and empowerment as an independent, she’s gone on to pen A Bird Named Payn, Love’s Manifesto, and her new book Because You Matter: How to Take Ownership of Your Life so You Can Really Live. She’s written for numerous online publications and her stories have been published in two book anthologies. Sign up for Danielle’s newsletter at www.daniellebernock.com.