D.D. Wood started her writing career as a singer-songwriter for Walt Disney’s Hollywood Records, where her songs were used in various Disney films. She received rave reviews for her solo albums Tuesdays are Forever, and Songs for the Red King, and has played with many well-respected artists, including Chris Isaak, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Leon Russell and Rosanne Cash.
D.D. currently teaches 11th grade Honors and AP English in the Compass Music and Arts program in Long Beach California, and is actively involved in mentoring students gifted in the arts. She has a Master’s degree in Education, and has achieved National Board Certification in Young Adult English.
D.D. began writing her first YA novel, The Year I Lost You, through a fellowship to the Vermont Writer’s Studio and has now completed her second novel, Punk Rock Princess, and is currently working on her third YA novel, THE FIELD and her third album, The Sunday Sessions.